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Extended Certificate in Construction Skills Level 1

This qualification provides an ideal introduction to the construction industry and covers essential skills in the following construction trades:

• Carpentry & Joinery

• Brickwork

• Plumbing

• Plastering

• Painting & Decorating

• Wall/floor tiling

• Electrical

In completion of the above units you will develop underpinning skills and knowledge associated with each trade area at an appropriate level, preparing you for the construction industry.

During the course, you will also study the Introduction to Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Introduction to the Construction Industry units.

You will need GCSEs in Mathematics and English (GCSE Level 3s are desirable). You will also be required to hold a successful interview at welcome a day. You will be required to provide a satisfactory reference from an employer or recent

school/college report.

Assessment is a combination of practical tests and written examinations.

Progression

Successful completion of the Level 1 Certificate could lead onto a Level 2 Diploma in any of the trades. You will also be able to access potential careers including within the building trade.

Successfully completing this course would prepare you well for an apprenticeship and/or you could progress from the Level 1 onto the Diploma Level 2. You’ll need to decide which trade you’d like to progress into.

Key Facts

Level:Level 1

Full-time/part-time:Full-time

Duration:1 year

Location:Gainsborough Campus

Course Code:SPG0260AA1

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