Construction Crafts Diploma Level 1 (Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating, Plastering)

Summary

You choose to study this programme in one of the following areas:

• Brickwork
• Carpentry & Joinery
• Painting & Decorating
• Plastering

What are the entry requirements?

You will need two GCSEs at grades A - G, grades 9 - 1 (including maths and English). Placement on the course is by interview and aptitude/skills test.

What subjects will I study?

This full-time programme is for those wishing to acquire an understanding of the construction industry, combined with practical skills, before taking up employment as a craftsperson in the industry. The programme includes a Level 1 qualification in an appropriate craft discipline.

Every full-time course will include a real experience of work.

Maths and English form part of this course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.

How will I learn?

As a student on this course you will have opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge required by people wishing to be employed in the Construction Industry, practical training in a craft workshop, study time for theory work that is organised through workbooks and with taught classroom sessions, individual tutorial support.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed continually throughout the year on practical work by observation and building a portfolio of evidence and by synoptic assessment at the end of the year.

Theory work is assessed in both Construction and Key Skills by the use of multiple-choice exams throughout the year and at the end of the year. You will also undertake a core assignment which is assessed throughout the year.

What opportunities will this lead to?

An Apprenticeship within the construction industry or a Level 2 Diploma. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview.

How long is the course?

Full-time over one year.

Are there any additional costs?

You will need boots, overalls, stationery and drawing equipment.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk
www.furness.ac.uk

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