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This course is designed for 16-19 and 19+ year olds.

Our Construction Skills course is designed to give you all the necessary skills to be a multiskilled operative within the Construction Industry.

Having a Construction Skills qualification is key for anyone wishing to take employment as a handyman, or to work in a setting that requires a range of trades rather than a specific path.

This is a 2 year course in which you will begin studying at Entry Level 3 after which you have the option to progress to a construction course at Waltham Forest College, including:

•    Bricklaying
•    Carpentry
•    Electrical Installation
•    Plumbing

The course will be scheduled over 3 days per week and will be a mixture of theory and practical across the two years.

Your progression from this qualification will be either of the below pathways:

•    Bricklaying at Waltham Forest College
•    Carpentry at Waltham Forest College
•    Plumbing at Waltham Forest College
•    Electrical Installation at Waltham Forest College

The entry requirements for this course are:

•    Must hold 1 GCSE in either maths or English

If required, you will have the opportunity to study GCSE maths and/or English alongside your course so you can progress onto the next level. 

You will learn the following skills throughout your course as a multiskilled operative:

•    Carpentry
•    Painting and Decorating
•    Bricklaying
•    Electrical
•    Plumbing

This course is supported by our Create Your Future Programme. An online curriculum, specially tailored to your course and level, to help you develop essential workplace skills, strengthen your independence, boost confidence and increase progression opportunities.

You will be assessed across a mix of theory and practical assessments which will be carried out to industry standards.

The assessment methods will be a mix of the below:

•    Practical assessments
•    Theory based assessments
•    Online exams

All assessments will give you an opportunity to pass at the following three standards:

•    Pass
•    Merit or
•    Distinction

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