Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction Skills

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 1
Assessment: 100% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply - completed an educational programme with GCSEs to Grade 2, and/or pass grades in alternative relevant qualifications. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

This Level 1 qualification will give a multi-disciplinary route as an introduction to the construction industry.

Throughout the duration of this course you will be introduced to a number of trades from the Construction industry.

This course is ideal if you have no prior knowledge or experience of the industry.

It will enable you to research which specialist pathway you would like to progress in.

Your Course

Students will have the opportunity to experience:

  • Bricklaying
  • Joinery
  • Wall tiling
  • Plastering

Progression

On successful completion you should be in a good position to enter the workplace or alternatively enrol on to Level 2 Bricklaying, Site Joinery, Electrical or Plumbing.

Entry Requirements

Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply - completed an educational programme with GCSEs to Grade 2, and/or pass grades in alternative relevant qualifications. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course. 

Potential Careers

  • Bricklayer 
  • Joiner 
  • Plasterer 
  • Tiler

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 1
Assessment: 100% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply - completed an educational programme with GCSEs to Grade 2, and/or pass grades in alternative relevant qualifications. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

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