Construction Level 2
Type: Full Time
Start Date: 01 September 2020
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
This course is ideal for you if you want to work in careers such as town planning, architectural design, surveying, carpentry and joinery, brickwork or site technician. The course covers both practical and theory to help you develop construction
skills in bricklaying, carpentry and plumbing as well as more technical skills such as health and safety and construction science.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English, maths and science. Or Level 1 Basic Construction Skills and the English and maths you are currently studying.
What is covered
Subjects covered include:
• Introduction to the construction industry
• Carpentry and joinery
• Trowel occupations (bricklaying)
• Building services (covering plumbing and electrical installations)
How is the course assessed
You will be assessed through both assignments and practical projects.
What can this course lead to
Successful completion of this course with at least a Merit grade, as well as achieving GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C, will enable you to progress on to a Level 3 in Construction or go into employment in the construction industry. Because this course develops the skills that employers are looking for, you can choose from
a whole range of craft or technical careers and possibly continue your studies on an apprenticeship programme.
Are there any additional costs
You will be required to purchase your own safety equipment (boots and overalls) prior to starting the course. Details on where to purchase these will be given to you.