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Progression Construction at East Kent College

Course description

Perfect if you want to gain basic skills in bricklaying and painting and decorating before deciding on specialism.

Course content

You’ll learn about basic bricklaying skills, cavity wall insulation and building masonry structures up to damp course level. You will also be shown how to apply paint with brushes and rollers, prepare surfaces for decoration and apply specialist finishes.You can look forward to entering inter-college skills competitions and have the chance to take part in community projects. This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.

You will work towards external accreditation in Employability skills and a vocational qualification.

This Study Programme will include English and Maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, a keen interest in the subject is vital.

Assessment

You will learn through practical sessions in our workshops and assessment will be through written work and online tests.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail supportservices.broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk)

Future opportunities

What next? On successful completion you could progress onto one of our Level 2 study programmes.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail: support.services@eastkent.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 31 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 003633/1/1
  • Web url: www.eastkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 20

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    • East Kent College's Broadstairs campus is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
       
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
       
      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.