How long is the course?
Full-time over one year.
How will I learn?
As a student on this course you will have:
• the 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
What subjects will I study?
The course is available in the following three crafts:
• Trowel Occupations
• Wood Occupations
• Decorative Occupations
All areas also cover Health and Safety, working with others and working platforms.
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 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 Construction 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.
Are there any additional costs?
You will need boots, overalls, stationery and drawing equipment.
What are the entry requirements?
We are seeking people who are keen, enthusiastic and with a real interest in working in the Construction industry. Individuals must hold a Level 2 Diploma. Placement on the course is by interview and aptitude/skills test.
A-E in three subjects including maths and English.
Can I get more information?
For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
What opportunities will this lead to?
A career that will progress as far as you want to take it! The Construction industry is currently desperate for qualified employees and there is a large national skills shortage. Students would normally progress to an Apprenticeship, or employment. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview.