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Introduction to the course

This Level 1 course gives you general training in construction skills and will prepare you for finding a job in the construction industry. You will gain experience of up to three construction trades – brickwork, carpentry and joinery, and painting and decorating.

What do I need?

You will need to attend College for an interview, complete an initial assessment, which is a test to check your level of English and maths and have a good reference.

How is the course taught?

This is a very practical based course so a lot of your time will be carrying out practical tasks in the workshop. Classroom activities will be fun and interactive to support your skills development in the workshop.

How will I be assessed?

Your assessments are carried out in the workshop and in classroom environments. You will need to demonstrate basic skills development in a range of subjects such as brickwork, carpentry and painting and decorating.

What does it lead to?

You could choose to study a level 1 trade qualification or progress onto an apprenticeship. This course will give you good knowledge of a range of subjects to be employed in the construction industry.

What jobs could this lead to?

Bricklayer, Carpenter, Joiner, Painter and Decorator.

Employer's Benefit

The employer will benefit from having an employee who has a basic knowledge of building to carry out basic tasks to a good standard.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Tottenham Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: DP1MBCB1 / 18DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: DP1MBCB1 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: DP1MBCB1 / 18DA11Y

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Enfield Centre 17 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Evening

Course Code: DP1MBCB1 / 18EA11X

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here

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Testimonial

Charlotte

I really enjoy my course. For the future I want to move to the next level for bricklaying. I also want to get into the plumbing and electrical side of things.

Charlotte Farkas Bricklaying Diploma Level 2

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