BTEC Diploma in Construction Level 1

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Description

This course is for students wishing to progress to working within the building industry at craft NVQ level.

Course content:
- Starting working in construction
- Health and safety in construction
- Working in a team
- Developing drawing skills
- Producing a timber product
- Developing bricklaying skills
- Developing carpentry and joinery skills
- Developing plumbing skills
- Developing building maintenance skills

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End Qualification:

Introductory Diploma in Construction

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

3 GCSE's grade E or above or entry qualifications at entry level 3. You will be required to successfully pass an interview showing enthusiasm and com…

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This course is for students wishing to progress to working within the building industry at craft NVQ level.

Course content:
- Starting working in construction
- Health and safety in construction
- Working in a team
- Developing drawing skills
- Producing a timber product
- Developing bricklaying skills
- Developing carpentry and joinery skills
- Developing plumbing skills
- Developing building maintenance skills

Find out more about our construction courses here

End Qualification:

Introductory Diploma in Construction

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

3 GCSE's grade E or above or entry qualifications at entry level 3. You will be required to successfully pass an interview showing enthusiasm and commitment towards this course. Individual cases outside of this criteria will be considered on their own merits.

Assessment:

Progress and achievement is recorded throughout the year via:
- Practical Assessments
- Portfolio Assessments
- External Assessments

Progression from this course:

On successful completion of the introductory diploma course progress to a Level 1 / 2 Craft Course

Locations:

King's Lynn Campus - PE30 2QW, Isle Campus - PE13 2JE

Duration:

1 Year

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

Please apply online using the general college application form

Course Costs:

All students on full-time courses will need to pay a materials / resources fee. Details will be provided before enrolment. If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees for your course. For students aged 19 or over, there will be a tuition fee (depends on the course) for each year of the course as well as a registration fee (which includes exam fees). However, many students will be eligible for reduced fees and / or financial support towards the costs. Click here for detailed information. Please contact Student Services if you have further queries.

Suitable workwear i.e. Overalls and Safety Boots approx £20-£30

Drawing and writing equipment approx £10

3m Tape, Line and Pins approx. £10

Calculator approx £5

Additional Information:

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to apply to the college's learner support fund for financial support with the costs associated with your studies. For more details, please click here or contact student services on 01553 815271 (King's Lynn campus) or 01945 582561 (Isle campus) or 01223 860701 (Cambridge campus)

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