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Construction Crafts Diploma Level 3 (Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating, Plastering) | Furness College
Construction Crafts Diploma Level 3 (Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating, Plastering)

Construction Crafts Diploma Level 3 (Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating, Plastering)

Course Content

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.

Entry Requirements

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 E: info@furness.ac.uk www.furness.ac.uk

Progression

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.

Channelside
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 2PJ
Rating Lane
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA13 9LE
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