Construction Skills Level 1 (Multi Trade – Pre Foundation)

Course Overview

Construction Skills Level 1 is a Full-time Further Education course designed for students who are interested in a career in the construction industry. The course consists of a Knowledge of Health and Safety, Practical and Theory sessions from some of the following depending on chosen College, Bricklaying, Plastering, Carpentry, Painting, Tiling.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful interview with College lecturer and WEST screening results of Entry 3 and higher.

  • Career Prospects

    Successful completion of the course can enable students to advance onto a Foundation course with a two trade option or an apprenticeship

  • Course Modules

    Health & Safety and Introduction to the Construction Industry theory sessions. Basic skills knowledge and end tests of the trade areas. Practical sessions in the trades.

  • Assessment

    Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theory sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

  • Additional Costs

    You will require a range of Personal Protective Equipment and stationery prior to starting on the course including: Safety Boots, Safety Glasses, Dust Mask, Calculator, Scale rule, pens, pencils and paper, A4 lever arch file.

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Brecon Beacons College

Newtown College

Neath College

Swansea Construction Centre

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