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The course will develop your basic skills in construction techniques across a range of disciplines in preparation for employment, apprenticeships or further study.

  • What will I study?

    The qualifications covers a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas:

    • Carpentry and Joinery
    • Painting and Decorating
    • Plumbing
    • Brickwork

    *All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.

  • Who is this course for?

    This course is ideal if you are interested in an introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in the following construction trades: carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, construction operations, plumbing and brickwork.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Practical assignments.

  • General info

    Students are expected to come to College everyday with a scientific calculator, ruler, pens, pencils, coloured pencils, paper and a folder for the classroom. For the workshop there is a mandatory requirement that candidates bring and wear protective overalls and protective footwear at all times during workshop activities.

  • Entry Requirements for new students

    Four GCSEs at Grade 2 [E] or above

  • Admissions Process

    Your application is very important to us and we are committed to ensuring you receive the best possible experience.

    We will consider your application carefully and will let you know, by email, if the College would like to make you a conditional offer based on you meeting the specified entry requirements.

    If your application suggests that an alternative subject area or course level would be more appropriate for you at this stage, we will contact you either by telephone, email or text.