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Multi-Craft Skills in Construction at The Building Crafts College

Course description

The City and Guilds 6217–01 in Basic Construction Skills will give all successful candidates a Level 1 City & Guilds certificate. This is a 6 week programme, and consists of 12 units in total, 8 mandatory, and 4 optional. There are four main areas which are covered, Carpentry, Electrics, Domestic plumbing, and Painting and Decorating, and we try to give the learner a good mixture of each. When the learner has produced all of the necessary practical and theory work to cover each of the 8 mandatory units, they will receive their full City & Guilds qualification. The course provides opportunities for people to gain experience of practical trades involved in the construction industry through working in a controlled, safe environment through undertaking the following activities; * Introduction to basic plumbing practises * Fitting domestic electrical supply * Basic carpentry, use of hand tools, joints etc. * Health and Safety in the workplace The units are as follows: Unit 001 Fixing skirting to a timber background Unit 006 Painting a timber window frame Unit 007 Applying emulsion to wall by roller Unit 022 Working with non-manipulative compression fittings Unit 023 Copper pipe bending and jointing Unit 025 Connect plastic fittings to a utility sink Unit 032 Connecting flex to common apparatus Unit 033 Installing a one way lighting circuit Unit 034 Assembling 13 amp switched sockets wired in ring main Unit 037 Constructing through mortice and tenon Unit 040 Constructing centre bridle joint Unit 041 Constructing halving dovetail joint

Future opportunities

Opportunity of pursuing a career in constructionProgress to an ICA (Intermediate Construction Award) or to an NVQ/Apprenticeship in your chosen trade area.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Building Crafts College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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