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:
- Painting and decorating
- Wall and floor tiling
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.
664 Nuthall Road
Start: 4th September 2019
City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Construction Skills
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1/D-G, including English Language and Maths at Grade 3-1/D-G or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to undertake an Initial Assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.
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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.
Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on a Level 2 Diploma in a more specialist area such as painting and decorating, plastering or bricklaying
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!