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Construction Multiskills Level 1 at Lancaster and Morecambe College

Course description

The course is for students who are not employed in the construction industry but want to develop skills within the trade with a view to progressing onto a specific full time course – Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing, Electrical Installation or Apprenticeships

Course content

You will study the following:

• Safe Working • Basic Rendering Skills • Basic Bricklaying Skills and Blockwork Skills • Basic Carpentry and Joinery • Basic Guttering Skills • Basic Levelling Skills All LMC students will receive tutorial support. All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional English and Maths qualifications or GCSE mathematics and English if not already awarded a grade A*-C in these subjects. If you have a grade D at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D will work towards GCSE through the study of Maths & English Functional Skills. Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D-G preferably including English or maths. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager


This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including assignments, practical performance and course work.

Financial information

Students will be expected to pay £30.00 prior to the start of the course. This includes personal protective equipment and stationery which will be required for the course.

Future opportunities

The course can lead onto Level 1 or Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery, Level 1 or Level 2 Brickwork, Level 1 or Level 2 Plumbing or Level 1 or Level 2 Electrical Installations.

Further information

Most of the classwork will be completed in class.

On completion of this course you will receive Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Basic Construction Skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lancaster and Morecambe College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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