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Construction Entry 3 Extended Certificate at Newham College of Further Education

Course description

In classroom sessions you will look at the Construction sector and gain an insight into the employment opportunities that are available. You will study Health & Safety to ensure that your working practices are safe. In the workshops you will develop the practical skills in a variety of areas. There will also be the opportunity to develop team building skills through sustainable project work. Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you. Learning on this course whether classroom or workshop based is through activity. In the workshop environment demonstrations will be provided to introduce skills, but learning will be through hands-on activity. Your learning will be extended to outside of the college with trips to local suppliers or construction sites and places of interest.

Entry requirements

You don't need formal qualifications, however you do need to achieve at least an Entry-Level 3 on your initial/diagnostic online assessments. If you do not achieve this, we will assess you as an individual and attempt to find a support plan that will still enable you take part in the course.

Future opportunities

You can either take this qualification and progress to the next level; Diploma in Construction Level 1, or change pathways onto BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Engineering.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newham College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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