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Construction Skills (Multi-skills) (Entry 3 City & Guilds Extended Certificate) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you have no previous construction knowledge and you want to find out what’s involved in the industry.

You’ll learn a variety of construction trades including:

  • Brickwork
  • Carpentry/joinery
  • Painting and decorating
  • Wall and floor tiling
  • Plastering

This is a good foundation for further development of your skills at the next level. You’ll get help in deciding which path you should take through our dedicated and experienced tutors who will teach you about the jobs and careers available.

You can expect to gain some basic skills in a number of areas in order to progress on to further study in a more specialist area. You’ll complete a range of practical assessments and cover a number of common themes, such as working with machinery and tools, health and safety on a site, and working in a team and with customers

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C000128 / Q000721


Entry 3 City & Guilds Extended Certificate in Construction Skills (Multi-skills)


1 year

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You’ll need to complete an initial assessment before starting the courses, which will involve you taking a skills test and meeting with a tutor.

Teaching & assessment

Workshop practical assessments.


Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on a Level 1 Diploma in a more specialist area such as carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering or bricklaying.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.