Summary of course
This Level 1 course will teach you essential skills to prepare you for further training within the construction environment. You will learn about Health and Safety and the units listed below will help you to begin your journey towards employment within the construction industry or further study to enhance your employability.
What will I study?
Principles of building construction, information and communication Contribute to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course
- Carrying out blocklaying activities
- Carrying out bricklaying activities
- Carry out cavity walling activities
- Health, safety and welfare in construction
How is the course assessed?
- Practical task
- On-line multi-choice exams
Your Study Programme
If you are aged 16-18, you will join a Study Programme. We will make sure you are working at the right level on your core qualification and are challenged to achieve the highest level of qualification you can. All students will continue to improve their maths and English and if you dont have a grade C (4) at GCSE, we will work with you towards achieving that goal. Work experience will be part of your study programme and complement your college study and prepare you for employment. You will also get involved in activities to help you develop life skills and to build your confidence so you can make progress in your career. Weekly timetables will include tutorial support which may comprise of full group activities or one to one sessions to discuss individual progress or support needs.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal if you have an interest in building and construction and wish to gain a Level 1 qualification in Trowel Trades
Entry Requirements for new students
Entry requirements for new students - Four GCSE passes at Grade 2 [E] or above. All applicants will be invited for interview Equivalent qualifications will be considered.
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