On this course, you will cover core subject areas such as health and safety, and learn key skills including dismantling access equipment and working platforms, developing customer relationships, carrying out masonry trade repairs, painting and decorating trade repairs, plastering trade repairs, plumbing trade repairs, wood trade repairs, tiling trade repairs and roofing trade repairs.
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
- 4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)
- Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above
- Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above
The course is 20% theory (classroom based) and 80% practical (workshop based).
Aims of the course
To promote high quality learning that meets the demands of the construction industry.
After successful completion of this course, you could progress to Level 3 Building Maintenance, for example, or another construction qualification including an apprenticeship. Alternatively, you could enter employment in the construction sector, for example working in a construction, housing or facilities management company.
Classroom based lessons and practical workshop, plus a minimum of one week's work experience.
Progression on to an apprenticeship
What can I earn as a construction worker? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified construction worker you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Bricklayers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £27,000 with 3-5 years' experience Plumbers start on around £18,000 a year and can earn £30,000 with 3-5 years' experience Construction supervisors start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience