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.
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.