Focused on developing your practical skills, this programme is designed to prepare you for entry into the industry. The majority of the programme is dedicated to practical activities in your chosen craft. There is also classroom based work on health and safety, building methods and construction technology.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Units of study:
Safe working practices within construction
Information, quantities and communication
Building methods and technology
Developing practical skills
Maintenance and use of hand tools
Prepare and use portable powered tools
There are additional units relevant to your chosen craft.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will be assessed in the following ways:
Multiple choice test
Portfolio of evidence
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
On successful completion you can progress to a relevant Level 2 programme.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
We recommend that you provide your own Safety footwear and appropriate clothing.
You must show an interest in the subject. It is essential that individuals have an adequate level of English to understand the information delivered by the tutor.