Basic Construction Skills C&G Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Basic Construction Skills C&G Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate

Basic Construction Skills C&G Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate

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Basic Construction Skills C&G Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate

If you are thinking about a career in construction but don't have the necessary qualifications to go straight on to a Level 1 course, this introductory programme will give you a taste of the construction industry alongside the opprotunity to improve your maths and English skills at the same time. 

The qualification will give you an oversight of the construction industry and the opportunity gain basic skills in a range of trades to help you make a decision on which area of the industry you want to work in. 

Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE!

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however you are required to have:

  • An interest in working in the construction industry,
  • A willingness to learn and be committed to good attendance and punctuality and provide evidence of this from your school or training provider 

During this course you can study the following options: 

  • Introducing brickwork skills  

  • Introducing site carpentry skills  

  • Introducing cabinet making skills  

  • Introducing finishing skills (for plastering)  

  • Introducing paint finishing skills 

During this course you will: 

  • Gain an understanding of the role of different trades in the construction industry 

  • Develop basic skills in brickwork, site carpentry, painting and decorating, plastering and plumbing 

  • Learn about different tools used for different tasks 

  • Develop your knowledge of health and safety and safe working practices 

This is an assignment-based course and there are no exams. 

You will be continually assessed by tutors throughout the course to ensure you are understanding what you are learning and whether you need any additional help in a particular area.  

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to: 

  • Progress to the Level 1 Basic Construction Skills course 

Our construction centre is the perfect place for you to develop your skills and knowledge of the construction profession. We have fully equipped, specialist workshops containing industry-standard equipment and you will be taught by tutors who have a wealth of industry experience and will help you get to grips with this fast-paced industry. 


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