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Construction Multi-Skills Level 1 Diploma at Sandwell College

Course description

This course is suitable for applicants who want to gain all round construction skills. It will appeal to people who enjoy more practical activities and working with their hands. The course can be quite physically demanding, but it is an ideal start for people wishing to gain employment in the construction industry.

Course content

You will be studying towards a City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Construction, a nationally-recognised qualification that is a great starting point for anyone wanting a career in the construction and building industry.

This course consists of the basics in the construction crafts, including Bricklaying, Boarding and Plastering, and Tiling.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry qualifications, but all applicants will be interviewed and undertake an initial assessment. You will also complete a dexterity test on one of our taster days. This will give you an insight into the course and establish
your suitability.


For the theory that you need to learn, you will complete multiple-choice tests as you progress and an online test at the end. You will be required to complete a practical assignment when you reach the end of your training.

Future opportunities

We run a range of Level 2 courses that will develop your skills in Carpentry, Plastering, Painting & Decorating, Tiling or Plumbing, or you could progress on to a Level 2 apprenticeship if you feel ready for the world of work.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 June 2016

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