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Qualification name Award in Construction Multiskills
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation National Open College Network
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost £2,140.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This is an exciting Full-Time course for students aged 16-18 designed to give you the opportunity to gain a qualification and progress onto our Level 2 trade courses, or to prepare you to start an Apprenticeship or enter Full Time work in the Construction Industry.The course is based across our facilities at the North Road campus in Poole and The Fulcrum Centre (near the Tower Park leisure complex).This study programme also includes Personal Development, Employability and Work Experience, and depending on GCSE grades on entry, may include GCSE or Functional Skills in maths and/or English.The course gives learners the opportunity to develop skills at their own pace and you will be assessed through a series of practical assessments and online tests throughout the year.This is a 1-year Full-Time programme which you will need to attend approximately 3 to 4 days of the week for 36 weeks.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need to achieve GCSEs grades D-G including English and maths grades 3-1 (formerly D-G). Alternatively, successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths.

View the key features of this course.

You will cover the following subjects:*Brickwork*Blockwork*Plastering*Carpentry and Joinery*Safe handling of materials*Health and Safety*The Construction Industry*Working platformsDepending on GCSE grades on entry - the study programme will include GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

The course is assessed through a series of practical test assignments, assessment booklet questions and an online multi-choice exam.

You can progress to a Level 1 or 2 Full-Time course in a core trade area such as Bricklaying, Carpentry or Plastering.You could apply for a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Bricklaying or Carpentry if you find a suitable employer to support you.You could enter the Construction Industry as a Full-Time worker in a General Builder, Improver or Labourer role.If you pass your GCSEs in maths and English to Grade 4 you could apply for a Level 2 Full-Time Plumbing or Electrical Installations course or potentia

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Name Fulcrum Centre for Construction Crafts
Address Fulcrum Business Park
Vantage Way
BH12 4NU
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