Our Construction course allows students to develop a variety of skills. Students 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 supoort the students in gaining relevant industry knowledge.

Funding and bursaries

Students under 19 will not have to pay fees providing you are legally in the UK. You may be able to access Bursary funding to help you with travel and meals depending on your personal circumstances.

Students aged over 19 may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. This will be discussed at enrolment.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements but a passion for working in the construction industry.

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.

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.

Modules

There are a range of units which can include:

Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction
Constructing Housing Joints
Constructing Half Brick Walling
Tiling a Plain Wall
Painting Techniques

Assessment

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.

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 an Apprenticeship.

Study Programme

Our personalised Study Programmes provide young people with the skills they need to move in to higher education, training, apprenticeships or employment. They are designed to challenge you positively and suit your aspirations. Our Study Programmes include a choice of vocational qualifications combined with essential English and Maths qualifications, enrichment activities and work experience. We partner with employers to ensure our learners gain the vital work-ready skills and knowledge needed to positively progress into the world of work.