Construction – Level 1

Course Code: CON-L1-0

Course Duration

1 Year

Course Type

Full Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

You will be introduced to the world of construction at our dedicated training facility with its full-scale workshops. The course is run by qualified, experienced staff who have all had industry-based experience in their specific vocational areas. They will guide and assist you during the course and help you to fully understand the particulars of this profession. State-of-the-art workshops, equipped with professional quality tools, means that you will be learning in an environment which simulates a reallife building site. The course includes health, safety and welfare in construction; painting and decorating; plastering, block paving, and concrete finishes; basic plumbing and carpentry (locks, latches and woodwork joints). You will also be given the opportunity to gain a CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card and take part in work experience placements as part of your course.

– Constructing bridle joints
– Laying block paving
– Health & Safety
– Fitting locks and latches
– Painting and wallpapering
– Applying wallpaper to internal and external walls
– Bending and jointing copper pipes
– Painting and decorating
– Concerting
– Preparing background surfaces and applying finishing coats
– Constructing cavity walls in brickwork and blockwork

Work placement opportunities:
Prestige Barns, Vortex Cleaning, JSB Building, Balfour Beatty, and Carrera Construction.

Progressing to: Level 2 construction
Aspirational careers: Civil engineer, housebuilder, site manager, commercial manager, designer

4 GCSEs at grades 2-1 including English or maths

Student practicing bricklaying in outdoor workshop
Curriculum Area
Automotive and Construction
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