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Basic Construction Skills - Level 1 at Easton & Otley College

Course description

The aim of the course is to give learners a taste of different skills within the industry, allowing them to eventually specialise in one area.

Areas studied will be bricklaying, carpentry, painting and decorating, plumbing and tiling. In addition you will develop skills for employability and life skills in your vocational area of interest, have an opportunity to complete work-based experience to develop career progression and complete a community and enterprise project.

Numeracy, literacy and ICT are embedded within your qualification through blended delivery. 

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications

Future opportunities

On completion of this course you can progress onto your specific vocational area of interest or the Internship Programme or become an Apprentice in the work place.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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    • The many excellent facilities at Easton & Otley College give you a once-in-lifetime opportunity to further your ambitions and help you get the very most from your time with us.

      A self-contained campus located 9 miles outside Ipswich, Otley caters for a wide range of courses in a number of specialist buildings, many of which have been recently refitted and refurbished.  It’s a well-connected campus, with an extensive and ever-expanding network of direct bus routes linking Otley to all parts of Suffolk and Essex.