Construction Multi Skills (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Construction Multi Skills (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Subject Area: Construction Suffolk Rural (Otley)


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 152938
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 including English and/or maths, or demonstrate the ability to work towards level 1 in English and maths in an assessment.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus.

    This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed in fully-resourced workshops led by highly competent and qualified staff. Students will study technical units to develop skills and knowledge associated with construction, to prepare them for further study in particular construction trades.

    The programme includes:

    • Carpentry Joints, Door Ironmongery, Architrave & Skirtings
    • Brickwork & Block work
    • Painting & Plastering
    • Tiling
    • Functional Skills Maths and English
    • Health & Safety
    • Construction Technology and Technical Information Customer Relationships

    Students must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Course Highlights

    Mandatory Theory unit(s):

    • Handle and store construction materials and components
    • Fix construction components
    • Mix construction materials
    • Cut, lay and fix construction components
    • Apply finishing materials
    • Set out for construction components

    Synoptic practical assignments in:

    • Brickwork.
    • Plaster boarding.
    • Plastering.
    • Carpentry.
    • Painting and Decorating.
    • Ceramic Tiling.

    Multiple choice unit end tests.

    Next Steps

    On completion of this qualification, students can progress on to a level 2 specialised programme in Bricklaying, Carpentry & Joinery, or Painting & Decorating.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.