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Multitrade Construction Activities Level 1 Certificate at Harrogate College

Course description

The Level 1 certificate in Multitrade Construction Activities qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Construction Operative in the construction industry or progress to further training.

Course content

This level 1 Certificate will give you a solid foundation in Multi-trade Construction Activities and prepare you to take further qualifications to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding within Multi-trade Construction Activities.

You should undertake this qualification if you have some previous experience (e.g Work placement, working with family, summer job etc.).

This is a multi-trade qualification wherein Learners will develop basic skills in the following areas:

- Wood Working - Plastering - Painting and decorating - Bricklaying - Wall and Floor Tiling

The learner will cover knowledge in three core subject areas:
- Health and safety in construction trades - Communicating effectively in construction trades

The Learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:
- Construct woodworking joints - Fit architrave and skirting - Fit ironmongery to an internal door - Using plaster materials to produce moulds - Plaster a ceiling - Plaster walls - Plaster corners - Apply paint to substrates - Apply wallpapers to substrates - Prepare substrates for painting and decorating - Build a block wall - Build a brick wall - Build a cavity wall - Tile Floors - Tile Walls.

This Level 1 Certificate in Multitrade Construction Activities qualification has been designed for those learners who know they want to enter the construction industry however are undecided which trade best suits them.

This qualification will teach you the hand skills and increase your knowledge across the trades, for progressing onto a full trade at level 2.

Future opportunities

Upon completion of this course, you could progress onto a Level 2 Construction course in your chosen area.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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    • Harrogate College offers you a wide range of exciting courses to enable you to reach your career potential. The College has a reputation of offering a range of vocational opportunities meaning that you can choose a course that’s right for you, which will develop skills that today’s employers are looking for.

      Working with local businesses and organisations provides students with the opportunity to work on live projects to demonstrate ‘real’ work experience and develop your Curriculum Vitae as well as gain a nationally recognised qualification.

      The College provides outstanding student support including careers advice, course information, guidance and support, and counselling, there is always someone available to listen and help you. Harrogate College also offers a range of social activities designed to help you make the most of your leisure time while you study at the College.