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Overview

This course will introduce you to the construction industry as a whole, alongside a number of trades, from carpentry & joinery to painting & decorating. You will learn the basic skills in a range of trades, offering you a multi-skilled qualification and allowing you to progress in the area that interested you the most.

Course description

The course will give you an ideal grounding in general construction and how each trade contributes to the completion of a successful project. Our experienced tutors will help you to develop your learning and skills, so that you can become competent in a range of subjects. This course is practical and work related, and you will study units and projects that reflect this. This will be supplemented with industry visits and potential work experience placements that will help with developing knowledge and practical application of skills.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

Mulitskills construction including:

  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Horticulture and hard landscaping
  • Bricklaying
  • Painting and decorating
  • Tiling

You will also continue to study Functional Skills maths, English and ICT and you'll have a tutorial each week with your personal tutor to keep you on track.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.