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What's Involved

The aims of this qualification are to encourage the development of generic employability skills used within the construction industry. We will give you the opportunity to learn new skills within construction which you can take with you onto your future career and this course will also prepare you for further training within construction.

This qualification provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and covers essential areas within a variety of construction trades.

Among the trades covered will be (three of the following will be selected)

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Construction Operations
  • Wall and Floor Tiling
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing

If you have not achieved grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language, you will study an additional English session alongside this course.

If you have not achieved grade 4 or above in Maths, you will study additional Maths sessions alongside the course.

Entry Requirements

No recommended prior learning or experience is required. This qualification is aimed at people aged 14+ who have an interest in following a career within the construction industry and want to explore whether this career pathway would be appropriate for them.

Where will it take me?

You can progress into employment or further training in specific trade areas such as Level 1 Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying), Carpentry or Painting & Decorating courses. Students who successfully complete the Level 1 qualification can move onto Level 2 construction courses.

Course Assessment Method

All units are internally assessed after you have built up a portfolio of evidence that covers the relevant criteria. Work is then verified by the centre and externally verified by City & Guilds.

Where and When

Construction Skills Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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