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Construction Multi Skills Certificate Level 1 at Mid Cheshire College

Course description

The course is for students who have an interest in working in the construction industry in such areas as carpentry and joinery, brickwork, painting and decorating, or plumbing. It will appeal to students who enjoy carrying out practical work, who will follow tutor demonstrations then work independently to practice new skills.

Course content

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.

The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 1 will be preparation for the world of work and the development of personal, social and employability skills.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills English and/or maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade E – G or an Entry Level qualification


You will learn through a variety of activities and the emphasis will be on the practical application of skills and knowledge. Assessment is throughout the course and based on practical tasks with some written work and short job knowledge tests.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to a level 1 Diploma in your chosen trade or seek employment as a trainee/apprentice.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mid Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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