(C&G) Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills (Multi Skills)

A multi-skills course which introduces you to the four main areas within the construction industry preparing you for progression onto specialist courses or apprenticeships.
  • Overview

    This qualification provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and covers essential skills in the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, electrical and plumbing. All four trades will be covered throughout the year providing a strong foundation for entry onto higher level courses or apprenticeships.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements but applicants must have a commitment to learning. You will be interviewed for your suitability.

    If you are under 19 and you do not already have English & Maths GCSE grades 9-4 or equivalent you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside your main qualification.

  • Assessment Types

    Your progress is assessed throughout the year. You will develop a variety of construction skills which will be tested by practical demonstration of your competence throughout the course. You will also undertake a theory assessment. A project based on one of the skills will be assessed in the third term.

  • Units/Modules

    Units you will undertake are:

    • Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction
    • Introduction to Bricklaying
    • Introduction to Joinery
    • Introduction to Electrical
    • Introduction to Plumbing

    You may also be required to attend GCSE English and Maths.

  • Benefits/Skills

    You will develop a basic understanding of the construction industry as well as learning the skills and underpinning knowledge of the four trades.

  • Careers/Progression

    Opportunities include progression onto a higher level specialist course in one of the areas or an apprenticeship.
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