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Construction Entry Level Award at South Essex College

Course description

Thinking about a career in construction? Try your hand at a variety of different construction and building tasks with this basic construction skills qualification. Basic construction skills qualifications are for learners interested in learning more about construction jobs like painting and decorating, carpentry and tiling.

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Entry requirements

Typical subjects may include:

  • brickwork
  • painting and decorating
  • carpentry
  • plastering and tiling
  • health and safety
  • maths and English


  • demonstrate the ability to work at entry level 3 in maths and English in an assessment
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references

Financial information

  • coursework
  • practical assessments

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • Construction Skills Level 1 Extended Certificate
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma
  • Electrical Installations Level 1 Diploma

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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    • Set in spacious and tranquil grounds just outside of Basildon town centre, our Basildon Campus specialises in realistic work environments for a range of vocational courses such as childcare, hairdressing, beauty therapy, motor vehicle engineering, health and social care, public services and sport.