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Skills for Construction Entry Level Certificate at City of Bristol College

Course description

This is a very practical course during which you will learn basic construction skills, you will take a BTEC Work Skills qualification and you will take a City and Guilds English and maths Functional Skills qualification.

Course content

• Introduction to plastering • Introduction to brick work • Introduction to carpentry • Introduction to painting and decorating.

Entry requirements

There are no qualification requirements for a place on this course but you must: • Have an interest in construction skills • Be willing to work hard • Have excellent time keeping and attendance • Like doing practical activities • Be prepared to attend an interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 04 February 2016
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    • Ashley Down Centre provides an airy, vibrant and welcoming environment. These historic buildings offer study space, learning zones, classrooms, workshops and student social areas.

      Facilities at the centre include:

      • University Centre
      • Professional hair and beauty salon
      • IT computer rooms
      • Engineering Skills Centre
      • Plumbing and construction workshops
      • Labs
      • Decorating centre
      • Study Centre 

      Food, drinks and snacks are available all day in the refectory. And if you want to get away from it all, Matron's Garden – complete with lawned area, greenhouse, seating and ‘sensory garden path’ – is the ideal place to relax.