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What's covered?

This course is an exciting opportunity where you will cover a range of foundation level skills in the construction industry.

You will be introduced to a broad range of trades including painting and decorating, carpentry and joinery, electrical, plastering, plumbing and brickwork. You will also work on your Functional Skills in Maths, English and IT to improve your skills, ready for the next level of study or work.

What do you need?

Three GCSEs at grade 2

How you are assessed

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence built up in both practical workshop sessions and theory lessons.

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

Level 2 qualification in a specific trade or Level 2 Multi-Trade NOCN Diploma in Building Maintenance

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