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Construction and Plumbing

Construction Skills for Adults - Entry Level

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This is a fast-track programme for adults, offered across the academic year. You will study multiply trades include plumbing, electrical, carpentry, brickwork, plastering and floor and wall tiling.

This is a great start to anyone wanting to develop a range of construction skills for the building trade. You can join in either September, November and February. There are two evening programmes and a Saturday option to fit in with your other requirements. You will be required to attend for 6 hours per week, 15 weeks. Either Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6 - 9pm or Saturdays 9.30 - 3.30pm.

You will also receive information, advice and guidance on further qualifications, apprenticeships and jobs in related trades, and gain a wide range of transferable skills needed for the workplace.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need an interest in developing a multi range of skills for the construction industry. It's a fast changing landscape with plenty of new jobs and apprenticeships being created daily.

You will also need English and maths skills at Level 1; you might already have qualifications at this level or you might want to study for functional skills or GCSE qualifications alongside the course.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

Portfolio - either written or word processed.
Engagement in practical sessions.
100% attendance, polite and professional behaviour at all times.

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Progression routes will include full time courses at college; part time courses at college; apprenticeship routes; employment and higher education. Professional careers in a range of professional trades in the construction industry.

STUDY METHODS

Mostly practical activities and workshops with some classroom time to ensure you understand the theory behind the practice.

You will take part in practical workshops and classroom theory sessions throughout your course. You will have a variety of opportunities to try out tools and equipment and learn about different specialisms.

The trade is changing considerably with increasing need for buildings to become more energy efficient, you will be exposed to new technology such as wall insulation and the relationship between low carbon energies and how to construct a building to use and lose less energy.

Join us to see if you have the potential to develop your professional skills! You will also take part in a careers assessment, meet local employers and decide on your next steps towards your goal.

FEES

If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your studies and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for fee remission to cover your course fees, depending on your circumstances. For more information on fee remission, please click here.

You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
Gliddon Road
Barons Court
London W14 9BL

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EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
The Green
Ealing
London W5 5EW

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020 7565 1200
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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020 7565 1200
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