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Basic Construction Multi-Skills Diploma Level 1

Level 1 - Introductory

Basic Construction Multi-Skills Diploma Level 1

Want to learn a trade, interested in a career in Construction? This course provides an overview of the construction environment and a progression route to more specific trades.

This one-year course offers a more supported route into the construction environment. You will study units in electrical, painting & decorating, plastering and carpentry. You will also be completing units in personal and social development that will include:

Health & safety at work

  • Communication in the workplace
  • Preparation for work



Erdington Skills Centre



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

You will need a minimum GCSE grade 3 in maths & English. An essential requirement for this course is a willingness to work hard and the enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills.

You will sit practical assessments for each unit and build a portfolio of evidence. Units are assessed through friendly, motivated and interesting tasks, which are internally assessed.

After successfully completing this course you can progress to a higher level course in your chosen construction trade. Alternatively, you can go onto an apprenticeship or start employment.

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