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Construction Level 1 Certificate at South Essex College

Course description

This course is for those interested in preparing for a career in the construction industry, either as a craftsperson or through a related career in architecture, surveying or town planning.

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Entry requirements

This programme will develop your skills in the following trades:

  • bricklaying
  • carpentry
  • painting and decorating
  • plastering
  • plumbing
  • health and safety
  • maths and English

This course includes a trip one day each week to the state-of-the-art Thurrock Campus to complete some of the practical elements.


  • demonstrate the ability to work at level one in maths and English in an assessment, or
  • Construction Entry Level 3 Certicate or equivalent and maths and English at level one
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references

Financial information

  • coursework
  • practical assessments

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • Construction Level 2 Extended Certicate
  • Maintenance Operations level 2

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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