Our Level 1 Construction Skills (Construction Operations) is one of the fastest growing sectors in the South East. You will enjoy learning theory and practical skills needed to provide you with a fantastic range of skills that will prepare you for your career in the construction industry. You will train in modern, fully-equipped workshops, using the same machinery and tools you can expect to use in the workplace. This course is ideal for students who are not sure which trade to go into. You will study a range of units with topics including: health safety and welfare in construction, principles of building construction, information and communication, completing small scale building repairs, completing small scale painting and decorating repairs, completing small scale plastering repairs, and completing carpentry repair. These modules will help you form a wide range of skills in demand with local employers to improve your chances of gaining employment within the industry. You will complete written and practical work throughout the year. You will also complete online exams. You will need to purchase College overalls, available at a discounted price through our uniform partners. You will also need to purchase protective boots. All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.
|Qualification name||Certificate in Construction Skills (Construction Operations)|
|Awarding organisation||City & Guilds of London Institute|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||6th September 2021|
|Cost description||The price is shown per year|
Four GCSEs at grade F or above including English or maths at grade 2 or above.
You could progress into an apprenticeship, into work or a higher level programme to specialise in a particular trade.