SCQF Level 4

Course Overview
This entry level course will give you an opportunity to experience a variety of building trades. you will learn basic skills to provide you with a platform to move into a higher level course in a specific discipline. It will also provide you with the employability skills you will need to enter the construction industry. You will be encouraged to gain a work placement during the course and opportunities for progression will be made available through CITB.
What You Will Learn
  • brickwork
  • carpentry and joinery
  • painting and decorating
  • plasterwork
  • roofing 
  • plumbing
Entry Requirements
  • no formal qualifications are required
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • You will be continually assess through the course.
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • articulate to SCQF course
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Career Opportunities
  • After completion of this entry level course you will be better informed about choices which you will need to make when considering a career in the construction industry
  • This course provides the underpinning knowledge required to continue Further Education in construction or seek an apprenticeship within the industry
Course Cost And Funding Options
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