Construction Level 1 – January to April Starts 23/24

Course code: C003848

Course overview

Our construction course allows learners to develop a variety of skills. Learners will be taught tool identification, cavity walling, corner building, block work, painting and decorating and plastering. We also offer an engaging joinery course where students can build their own models.

Our course includes functional skills throughout to support the students in gaining the relevant industry knowledge.

What will I learn?

You will learn in our workshops with the opportunities to do lots of practical work. The course will cover a range of multi skills including bricklaying and painting and decorating. You will also learn about essential safety that is demanded by the construction industry to prepare you for employment.


There are a range of units which can include:
There are a range of units which can include:

• An introduction to health and safety in construction
• Constructing housing joints
• Constructing half brick walling
• Tiling a plain wall
• Painting techniques


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills whilst being observed by your tutor.

Work experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.

Enrichment opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and progression

On completion of the course, you can progress to a Level 2 course or apprenticeship.