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Construction Level 1 Study Programme

  • Subject Area: Construction and the Built Environment
  • Attendance: Study Programme
  • Qualification: BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Construction
  • Course Start: September (start dates flexible through the year subject to availability)
  • Course Length: 1 year
  • Location: North Street Campus
  • Cost: N/A

Course Dates

Courses run frequently subject to demand

Route

You will progress on to a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment and then to a Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary/Extended Diploma or any of the craft routes including Carpentry and Joinery, Bricklaying, Plumbing, Plastering, Wall and Floor Tiling and Painting and Decorating courses. This can also progress you to a level 2 qualification in a different sector.

Requirements

All applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Description

This course will enable you to progress your career into areas such as construction and design, maths and science within construction, construction drawing, sustainability within construction and construction technology or into a craft pathway such as electrical, plumbing, joinery and bricklaying.

Many of these jobs combine office based activities with on-site visits to projects and building sites. 

What's it all about?

This course will enable you to progress your career into areas such construction and design, maths and science within construction, construction drawing, sustainability within construction and construction technology or into a craft pathway such as electrical, plumbing, joinery and bricklaying.

What skills and qualities do I need?

  • A careful, methodical and accurate approach to your work
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Organised

How much could I earn?

Qualified people who work in the construction industry can earn between £18,000 and £25,000 a year. With experience, this can rise from £26,000 to over £40,000 a year.

What would I learn at College?

You will learn various new skills such as

  • Drawing a plan of a room
  • Building a wall
  • Costing a small repair job
  • Making carpentry joints
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Researching a topic
  • Fixing a water pipe

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