Level 2 Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 or above.
The qualification will help learners gain an understanding of the onsite industry and the sector, and learners will cover topics such as health and safety, construction science principles and sustainability in the construction industry. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry, and where possible will also provide work placements.
You will develop a general understanding of construction, including:
During the year, three weeks are set aside purely for the purpose of enrichment. In addition to this, trips related to the core programme may be organised.
Dedicated employer master classes and guest speakers develop your behaviours to a wider understanding of the world of placement.
There is usually no or minimal cost for any of these activities.
This qualification will primarily prepare students to move into a skilled job but can also lead to further technical qualifications, higher apprenticeships or a degree course. Students who complete a T Level Technical Qualification in Onsite Construction Painting and Decorating will be able to progress to the Painting and Decorating Standard Apprenticeship.