Construction Skills - Level 1 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
This course is designed to offer a broad introduction to bricklaying, carpentry & joinery and decorating. It is suitable for people who are maybe not sure which construction trade is right for them and want to learn the basics of all these trades alongside the skills needed for daily life and work.
It is also a progression route for those who have completed the Entry 3 Certificate in Construction Skills.
The course will cover the following units:
- Painting and Decorating
- Construction Theory
- Health and Safety
- Work-related skills
Functional skills of English, maths and ICT are a key part of this programme.
We have a range of progression opportunities available after successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Construction Skills that include: Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Electrical Installation, and Plumbing, all of which have progression routes built into them which could lead to a fantastic career or even Higher Education.
No matter what area of Construction you decide to go into, there are so many possibilities for a fantastic career in our local area, that you’ll be spoilt for choice once you’re fully qualified.
Yorkshire Coast College works closely with Scarborough Borough Council, local and national employers who are all currently working on projects in our area. We are also looking at introducing a number of new local Apprenticeship opportunities.
Some of the current and ongoing developments in our region include:
- A new housing development at Eastfield called Middle Deep Dale.
- The relocation of Tesco’s to a brand new site that will incorporate a new build
- A new housing development in Filey
- An extension to Sainsbury’s
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.