This qualification provides an introductory set of knowledge and skills, relevant to construction.
Students learn basic construction skills to Level 1 standard in the units below, with a view to studying them further at Level 2 or taking them into a Vocational work setting.
Depending upon the level, units taught consist of:
- Health and Safety in Construction
- Construct a Timber Product
- Working in Construction
- Painting Skills
- Carpentry Hand Skills
- Plastering Skills
- Woodworking Joints
- Wallpapering Skills
Students will study towards the following qualifications based on their ability:
- Gateway Level 1 Award in Skills for Construction
- Gateway Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Construction
Students also complete industry recognised British Safety Council Qualifications.