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If you are interested in carpentry and would like to progress into employment this may be the course for you. It will put you on the right road to a career in the Carpentry Construction Craft industry. This course is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Topics include: related aspects of Health and Safety Information, Quantities and communication with others, Building methods and construction technology, Carry out basic Woodworking Joints, Carry out basic Maintenance and using Hand and Portable Power Tools.

The City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Construction Skills provides you with an excellent initiation into the world of construction in order to enable you to decide whether this is a sector within which you feel you wish to work in the future.

There is an emphasis on you gaining practical skills. The qualification also promotes the development of wider employment skills, emphasising the importance of appropriate conduct and dress within a work area, customer service, customer care and safe working practices.

The aims of the qualification are: • To encourage the development of generic employability skills; • To promote the gaining of work-related skills within construction; • To prepare you for further training within construction.

These qualifications provide the ideal introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, construction operations, wall and floor tiling, electrical and plumbing.

If you are interested in Brickwork and would like to progress into employment this may be the course for you. This course will assist you on the right road to a career in the Bricklaying and Construction industries. The course is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Topics include related aspects of Health and Safety Information, Quantities, Communication with others, Building methods and construction technology, Basic block laying skills, Basic cavity walling, Building basic masonry structures up to damp proof course level.

The primary role of a Property Maintenance Operative is to optimise property condition and quality and to ensure the building is kept in a safe working condition. You will need to maintain a high level of quality, providing maximum satisfaction to customers, clients, guests and team. You will understand the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment. You will provide first and immediate response to fault finding, whilst maximising quality and ensuring cost effectiveness. You will ensure prevention of major damage that could result in extensive costs and minimise reactive intervention.

The minimum duration of this apprenticeship is 12 months and typically 18 months duration. You will be required to attend college 1 day a week.

This is a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Bricklayers lay bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures e.g. chimney stacks. They might also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. The range of sites and projects that bricklayers will work on include large commercial developments, new builds in housing, alterations, extensions and restorations. A bricklayer may work one-on-one or on larger jobs where their bricklaying group (gang) may work on a particular section of a building alongside other bricklaying gangs as well as other trades.

The duration of this apprenticeship is a minimum of 24 months. You will be required to attend college 1 day a week.

This is a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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