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|Introduction||This course is designed to give students an insight into basic construction skills. Students will undertake various disciplines including Bricklaying, Carpentry, Painting & Decorating, Wall & Floor Tiling, Guttering, Rendering and Plastering. This is a route into a maintenance occupation Level 2 programme, Apprenticeship or into a trade specific course such as Brickwork or Carpentry.|
|Study Outline||Students will work on various units and complete both practical and theoretical work in Bricklaying, Carpentry, Painting & Decorating, Wall & Floor Tiling, Guttering, Plastering and Health & Safety. As part of this study programme students are also required to attend Maths and English Functional Skills lessons and participate in weekly tutorials|
|Entry Requirements||Entry requirements are ideally GCSE at Grade D or above and through Initial Diagnostic Assessment. Learners will also have to attend an interview with a member of the Construction team.|
|Equipment||Students will require stationery equipment, details of which will be given by the tutor. Suitable safety footwear and overalls along with items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).|
|Attendance||You will be required to attend 3 days per week as this is a full-time course. It is compulsory for you to attend all sessions including English and Maths Functional Skills.|
A minimum of 95% attendance is required to sucessfully complete this course.
|Assessment||You will be assessed carrying out a number of practical tasks in the workshop; there will also be in-class verbal and written assessments and a number of online tests for all of your study programme elements (including English and Maths).|
|Progression||On successful completion of our course including English and Maths your next step will be to progress onto a trade specific Brick or Wood Level 1 Diploma or Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations. This will be in addition to having shown a high level of commitment, effort, positive attitude along with good attendance throughout year 1.|
|Awarding Body||City & Guilds|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|