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Construction – Level 2

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About the course

This course is aimed at learners who are keen to start a career in the construction industry. It will appeal to anyone who wants to explore the practical elements of the building service and general construction sectors. You’ll gain good hand and employability skills through a wide range of practical elements, and cover some theory areas of the construction industry too. This qualification is ideal for anyone looking to work in construction or building maintenance. During the course, you will experience taster sessions in many construction areas and develop basic knowledge to help set you on the path to a skilled career. The course includes health, safety and welfare in construction; principles of building; painting and decorating; plastering; and plumbing & carpentry repairs.

Topics and units

– Plastering repairs
– Health & Safety in construction
– Painting and decorating repairs
– Small-scale building repairs
– Small-scale plumbing repairs
– Principles and theories of construction
– Carpentry repairs

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

Careers and progression

Progressing to: Level 3 course, or junior construction and building maintenance roles
Aspirational careers: Civil engineer, housebuilder, site manager, commercial manager, designer

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English or maths

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Full Time


1 Year


Haybridge Road, Telford


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Upcoming events

Open event
19 June 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Taster Event – Step into Health and Social Care for Care Leavers
24 June 2024
10.00am — 12.00pm
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Taster Event – HND Healthcare Professions’ Support
25 June 2024
6.00pm — 8.00pm
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