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Construction and Engineering

The NOCN Entry Level Certificate in Introduction to Construction (Entry 3) is designed to provide an introduction to the construction industry, and the variety of skills involved.

Learners will gain knowledge on Health and Safety in construction as well as basic building and construction skills.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    3 GCSE D-G or 3_1

    Assessment Method

    The assessment requirements set for this qualification are practical tasks and assignments.

    Aims of the course

    The qualification is for:

    • Learners who wish to start to develop the skills and knowledge required for employment within the construction industry.

    Progression Opportunities

    The qualification will lead to progression onto Level 1 qualifications in the construction area.

    Facilities

    The course will be delivered within our Construction Multi skill workshops and classrooms on the Deptford Construction campus.

    Career Options

    On completion of this qualification you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level qualification in the same or similar occupational area. You could progress onto a Level 1 Diploma.

Course Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 06/09/2021
End Date 01/07/2022

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 362 p/year
24+ £362 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Production managers and directors in construction

£110,000

Construction and building trades supervisors

£56,000

Construction and building trades n.e.c.

£30,000

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

"Passion, discipline and dedication are the watchwords of being successful – not only in this industry but also in being a better human."

Omobolaji Raimi

Omobolaji Raimi

"It was not easy to get a job in the engineering industry, so I continued with some short courses and agency work to get more experience. This really helped me to stand out in interviews and enabled me to secure a permanent role."

Saffron Waller

Saffron Waller

"Everyone is really lovely and really encouraging. I’ve got good teachers – they’re nice people and they don’t talk down to students."

Dan Sherwood

"I’ve learnt that the best thing you can do is get your head down, work hard and put in the hours – it’s worth it."

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Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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Note

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https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/