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Start date: 01/09/2018 - SGS Stroud
End date: 31/07/2019
Duration: 1 year
Course length: 1 year
Qualifications: Level 1 Diploma
Code: 77913
Cost: N/A

SGS Stroud

Stratford Road
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 4AH

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Course Detail

Level 1 Construction Maintenance

Full time course

Summary

This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for students seeking a general construction qualification.

What will I study?

Students work in a modern workshop environment and learn skills in a range of trade areas, including Brickwork, Carpentry, Plastering, Painting/Decorating and Plumbing. Theory classes are also delivered and include relative trade knowledge, including Health and Safety, Management of materials etc. Other lessons will cover key skills in numeracy, communication and IT.

Maths and English

Those that haven't achieved grade 4 (grade C) or above in Maths and English will be given additional support to improve these skills.

Work experience

All courses include opportunities for learners to experience working in a construction environment. This gives the learner the opportunity to develop their skills in their chosen trade and will assist with progression choices.

Employability

In conjunction with obtaining a trade qualification and practical experience, learners will also develop other skills, such as interview techniques and CV preparation, to prepare them for the world of work.

What do I need to join?

You will need two GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above, in English and maths. A short interview together with assessments in maths, English and trade skills will be necessary to ensure the level of the course is appropriate for you.

How long is the course?

1 year, with attendance required of 3 days a week.

How will I learn?

Experience will be gained in the workshop through practical activities and assessments. Underpinning knowledge will be delivered in the classroom and IT suite, where study will be interactive and informative

How will I know how I am doing?

Targets will be set and agreed with your tutor and you will receive regular feedback and one-to-one reviews with your tutor to ensure that you are on track to achieve your goals.

Are there any extra costs?

Material fees will be required on enrolment. Financial support is available in certain circumstances.

What can I do next?

Having completed this qualification, you will have experienced a range of construction trades and decided which one you want to progress into. You can go onto a level 2 trade course of your choice or continue with Maintenance at level 2. Other options include undertaking an NVQ or an apprenticeship.

What are my career options?

This course provides an excellent foundation upon which to build a career within the construction industry.

Location

Filton and Stroud Campuses.

Dates & Costs

Level 1 Construction Maintenance

Start date: 01/09/2018
End date: 31/07/2019
Duration: 1 year
Course length: 1 year
Time(s): tbc
Qualifications: Level 1 Diploma
Code: 77913

Tuition Fees

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course. If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, you will not need to pay tuition, exam or material fees using the Level 2 or 3 Entitlement. If you are aged 19 or over, studying a Level 3-6 and a Level 3 Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date fees – these may be subject to change.

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