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Construction Skills City and Guilds Extended Certificate Level 1 or Diploma Level 1 at Derwentside College

Course description

These qualifications provide the ideal introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, construction operations and wall and floor tiling.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are needed but Maths & English would be advantageous.


These qualifications are assessed by qualified staff in college. This means you are observed in practical situations showing competence of the trade.

Future opportunities

After successful completion of the course you could progress onto a Construction Diploma level 1 or 2 qualification or into  a traineeship, apprenticeship or employment in your chosen career path.

If successful you could potentially become a tradesperson in your chosen craft area such as a Bricklayer, Plasterer, Joiner, Painter and Decorator or Construction Operative.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 30 March 2016
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