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Full Time

Step Into Construction

Construction Skills

1 year

Central Campus


Course summary

The course is designed for school leavers who want to start a career in the Construction Industry. It provides a stepping stone for students to start a career in one of the biggest industries in the UK.  

Course requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but you should have a keen interest in the Construction Industry. Career guidance will be provided for you through advice and guidance sessions.

The course is delivered by qualified tradespeople that have years of experience working on building sites. The purpose-built workshops are designed to create a real-work environment so students gain the experience of working within the industry. The course is mainly practical with an emphasis on developing students' skills so that they can progress to a trade-specific course. Trades include Carpentry, Painting and Decorating, Plastering and Tiling.

You will be assessed for this course in a practical environment, alongside other employment-ready qualifications.

After successfully completing this course you can go on to:

Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry
Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
Level 1 Diploma in Plastering
Level 1 Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling

Career routes include:

General Labourer

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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