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Construction Skills Entry Level Certificate at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

Course description

This course cover a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas

  • Bricklaying

  • Carpentry and Joinery

  • Plastering

  • Wall and Floor Tiling

If you are 16 to 19 years old on a full-time course you will be offered a balanced, high quality study programme to open up your options and give you the best chance of progression into further training opportunities or lasting employment. We will also endeavour create opportunities for students to take part in work experience.

A study programme is to consists of a substantial core programme of study combined with maths, English and any additional learning or work experience.

Students who haven’t yet achieved GCSE Grade ‘C’ in English and maths at 16 will be required to continue to studying these subjects, by taking Functional Skills.

For the non-qualification hours, students are also required to undertake an employability programme and/or where appropriate work experience, which is relevant to their course of study.

Entry requirements

Whilst there are no specific entry requirements for this qualification you will need to undergo an interview and assessment prior to acceptance on the course.


Your course will be assessed through observation of your practical work by a qualified assessor/trainer.

Future opportunities

Many learners will continue to study a range of construction trades at a more advanced level or specialise in a in a construction trade such as Bricklaying, Carpentry and Plastering. Students may also progress to employment and apprenticeship training programmes.

Further information

Workshops at Acton campus. Practical sessions will take place in dedicated Construction Workshops and theory in a mixture of classroom/workshop and home study environments

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017