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The Construction Skills Entry Level 3 qualification will allow you to prepare for a career in the Construction Industry. Students will gain an understanding of the industry in general as well as an insight into the various career options.

We have strong links within the industry and work with companies such as Cody Docks, Taylor Wimpy, K&D Joinery, the Standard Hotel & Society of Public Health Engineers.

Waltham Forest College is putting sustainability at the heart of everything that we do, and in this course, you will also learn about sustainable materials, re-using and upcycling materials within a construction environment, waste management, different types of insulation for construction, passive houses (membranes to avoid heat loss). Additionally, within plumbing courses you will learn about air source heat pumps, the benefit of using rainwater harvesting, and solar thermal integration into new housing developments.

The course is scheduled 3 days per week and 75% of the course will be practical.

  • Sector Overview

    The Construction Industry is generally defined as a key sector of the economy. The industry plays an important role in the economic growth of the country and London has the largest share of the nationâ€

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