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This course will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to prepare you for a job or an apprenticeship.
It also contains lots of added extras such as English and maths training, relevant work experience and health and safety training. To be able to work on a construction site, you'll need essential health, safety and environmental awareness skills and knowledge.
We'll help you get these, meaning you can go on work placements and are one step closer to securing employment or an apprenticeship.
The course is made up of the following units:
Maths and English
You will also attend maths and English sessions and have the opportunity
to improve your GCSE grades if you need to.
We will track your progresss throughout the course, giving you feedback on how to improve if needed.
You will be assessed through practical tasks and projects from which you'll create a portfolio of practical evidence, set online exams and written assignments/coursework.
All assessments are carried out against national standards specific to the constrution trade.
A highly motivated team of industry specialists with a wealth of knowledge across a wide range of vocational trades will form 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.
After this course, you'll be able to progress to a job, to one of our Level 2 courses or onto an apprenticeship.
Two GCSE grades at 3 or above, ideally including maths and English, or an equivalent.
There may be other costs for uniform or kit.
We will tell you more about this during the application process and let you know about the funding support that is available to help cover some of the costs of coming to college, if you meet the eligibility criteria.
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
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.
Our specialist teams can help with: