WHAT is this subject about?

This subject is to learn basic Health and Safety in the construction industry. Also included are basic skills in Brickwork and Wall and Floor Tiling. On successful completion of this course you can gain a City & Guilds in Basic construction skills Level 1.

WHY should I choose this subject?

If you’re interested in a career in construction this course will set you on a path to further education or progress you on into the work place.  It will teach you basic construction skills; which will include Health and Safety also Brickwork and Wall and Floor Tiling.

WHEN and HOW am I assessed?

You will have a tutor/ assessor who will grade you on both your knowledge and practical based learning outcomes. These assessments will be set within an agreed window through the duration of your course, and your assessor/tutor will provide you with feedback on every occasion that an assignment or practical observation takes place.

Additional to the assessment process, both internal and external verification will be completed before certification if issued.

WHICH subjects should I have an aptitude in?

You will need to enjoy working with your hands, some English and Maths is helpful and the work is fairly physical.

WHERE could this subject take me in the future?

You will be able to progress onto further construction courses and a career in a construction based skill.