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This introductory course will help prepare you for work in the construction industry or give you the qualification needed to progress on to the Level 2 Bricklaying course to develop your knowledge and skills further.
This course will help you to build a foundation of skills to help you progress to our Level 2 qualification. You'll study the following units:
Throughout the course, we'll monitor your progress and provide constructive feedback to help you to improve where needed. We'll measure your skills and knowledge against nationally recognised standards specific to the construction area. We assess you in a range of ways including practical tasks and projects from which you'll create a portfolio of evidence, set online exams and written coursework and assignments.
A highly motivated team of industry specialists with a wealth of knowledge across a wide range of vocational trades make up your teaching team.
Our aim is to work with you to support you to develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed in the construction environment.
If you have the right attitude and commitment we can support you to become who you want to be.
Our industry partners include Tolent, Sir Robert McAlpine, Ryder and Bellway, ensuring that our course content is always up to date and relevant to today's construction industry and that our work placement opportunities are with some of the best employers in our region.
You'll train at our purpose built Skills Academy for Construction which is kitted out with dedicated workshop areas for each trade.
This qualification will help you to build the introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to start your career in construction.
After the course, you can progress to our Level 2 course or onto a Level 2 apprenticeship, if a vacancy is available.
Two GCSE grades at 3 or above, ideally including maths and English, or equivalent.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
For one to one advice, contact our friendly team who will assess your individual circumstances and give you the right information. You can contact them on 0191 490 4600, [email protected] or via Live Chat. Or pop along to one of our Enrolment Events.
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the most out of your time at college.
We have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our students.
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