Level 1 BTEC Introductory Diploma in Construction at Kendal College at Queen Elizabeth School
The construction sector covers all building trades and services as well as civil engineering and specialist services such as demolition and architecture and there is a huge range of jobs for skilled trades people such as bricklayers, joiners, carpenters, plumbers, roofers and tilers as well as semi-skilled jobs such as building labourers. The sector attracts more and more female employees and the opportunity for training at the college is open to both male and female students.
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This is a very practical course where you will be working in our construction workshops learning a variety of different skills such as:
* Using hand tools: various projects aimed at developing different skills, culminating in a take-home project, eg wooden gaming chair
* Multi-skills building services:
basic electrical and plumbing
There are no specific entry requirements for this Level 1 course, but we expect you to have a genuine interest in the course you choose.
You are required to complete a portfolio of evidence, including assessments, towards the achievement of your qualification.
There will be an online test towards the end of the course.
On successful completion of this two year course you may be able to progress onto a full time construction course at the college or find employment within the sector, combined with further part time training. Another popular route for this course is on to an Apprenticeship with Construction Skills.
This course is worth 75 points.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth School directly.