Basic Construction Skills Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre
Our Level 1 course is ideal for those who have an interest in a career in the Construction Industry but do not have any knowledge of the trade areas or what they offer.
During the course, you will learn the following:
- Basic Carpentry skills
- Basic Bricklaying skills
- Basic Plastering skills
- Basic Plumbing skills
- Basic Painting & Decorating skills
- Employability skills
Minimum 2 GCSEs at Grade E/2 or above OR a BTEC or City & Guilds Construction Qualification.
A Suitable Reference and Interview.
Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.
If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.
To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical assignments.
All assessments are carried out by qualified assessors to the required qualification standard.
If you successfully pass this course you can apply to progress on to a L1 Diploma in the trade are that is best suited to your natural abilities.
Learners who have a high standard of attendance and have demonstrated a positive attitude can be recommended for any available apprenticeships.
You will be required to provide safety boots and appropriate clothes to wear in the workshop.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.