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Electrical Installation Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


So you want to be an Electrician? Welcome to level 2 electrical installation. Following on from level 1 or starting directly at level 2, this 2 ½ day a week course offers a wide range of technologies found today within the electrical industry, from basic domestic installations to industrial, commercial, renewable energies, smart homes, car charging to mention but a few. Our extensive and high class training facility offers the learner every advantage in completing this course. Our lecturers are all time served and experienced personnel from diverse areas within the industry and are energised and driven to help you make your dream come true. The 1st thing you will notice is our large well stocked practical bays, where, as students you will get lots of hours of practical experience, from simple lighting circuits to more complex simulated house installs. We supplement this with extensive classroom learning, thereby equipping you with all the basic knowledge and practical experience to set your career off on a solid foundation from which you can build a bright future within the electrical industry. So if you are up for the challenge, enjoy the satisfaction of achieving what some consider “electric- trickery” and have the drive and determination found within the “intellectuals” of the trades, this is the ideal starting point on a road that can lead you anywhere and indeed everywhere. Your journey to Success is just about to start! So do not delay sign up today.

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NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful, making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ Level 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Plumbing and Domestic Heating NVQ

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 2 NVQ is workplace-based, and for those that have completed the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating. This qualification, when completed, completes the full qualification at Level 2. The NVQ is assessed solely in the workplace, and requires a portfolio of evidence to be collected and assessed by our assessor. There will be a minimum of two on-site assessments undertaken in the workplace; along with reviews and portfolio-building support sessions. Applicants will need to have a qualified plumber provide witness statements to verify the authenticity of their submitted work. The evidence submitted will need to cover health and safety, hot and cold-water systems, central heating systems, and maintenance operations.

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Plumbing Studies Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you enjoy getting hands on and have your sights set on becoming a plumber, then this is the course for you and will be your next step after level 1 to further your career in the construction industry. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work on a range of pipes and systems. You’ll be looking at everything: cloakrooms, appliances, cylinders, boilers and bathrooms. Basically any plumbing installation you find in a house you’ll be studying it and developing all of the essential skills you need as a plumber, carrying out maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit. We also have a strong partnership with the plumbing industry in our area, so employers know a plumbing qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a plumber. So, if you’re a bit of a hands on person and want a career in construction, this is the best next step after level 1. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about advancing your knowledge gained in level 1 for and developing your essential skills even more. You’ll be learning from experienced plumbing and heating engineers, who are there to give you the very best next step to your career.

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Developing Woodworking Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Woodworking Skills' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your woodworking skills further. It will help you to carry out small jobs at home or it will be a great stepping stone to a career change. These courses will be condensed into 5 weeks with an attendance from 9.00am-4.00pm with a 30 minute break. If you have any further enquiries please contact us.

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Developing Plastering Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Plastering' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your plastering skills. It will help you to carry out small jobs at home or it will be a great stepping stone to a new career as a plasterer. These courses will be condensed into 5 weeks with an attendance from 9.00am-4.00pm with a 30 minute break. If you have any further enquiries please contact us.

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Introduction to Carpentry

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our experts at Cornwall College St Austell for this short intensive course, it is ideal for those of you who want some introductory carpentry skills. This is a great hands on course covering a range of very useful carpentry skills. It is also an ideal course for anyone who is contemplating undertaking a carpentry qualification.

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Introduction to Plumbing

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our skillful team here at Cornwall College, This short intensive course is ideal for those of you who want some basic introductory plumbing skills. It is an ideal for individuals who want to gain an insight into plumbing, maybe with a view to progressing further and achieving qualifications.

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Introduction to Bricklaying Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to bricklaying. This course gives you the basics of bricklaying and the best start to produce basic brick and block walls to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Bricklaying' you will be able to construct simple stretcher bond walls and quoins.

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Saturday Skills - Developing Pipework (Plumbing)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT! Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers. Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate. Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills. Developing Pipework (Plumbing): Introduction to basic tools and their uses, cutting and soldering copper pipe, how to bend copper pipe, using capillary fittings, how to replace tap washers and pressure test a system, waste pipe assembly, checking and replacing radiators, how to install a washing machine and more. Great course for beginners. A lot more practical work than I was expecting and the option to progress is great.” Philip Barrett “I really enjoyed it, learnt so much. Great to be taught by experienced tradesmen and learning tricks of the trade from him. Feel confident to leave the course and to skim and render to good standard. Would thoroughly recommend this course.” Geoff Hodge “Brilliant course, I really enjoyed it and learnt do much more than expected. Good atmosphere and environment to learn in, the teacher was excellent, always offering advice and helping. Would definitely recommend to anyone and I’m very keen to learn other things now. It has given me the confidence to go and try different skills. I’m very pleased that I did the course, its well worth the money.” Adam Burt “I have now attended two ‘Saturday Skills’ Courses this year and wanted to convey how much I have enjoyed these courses. I attended the ‘Brick & Blockwork’ course where I found the demonstrations excellent and the atmosphere friendly. The help and support was both informative and encouraging. This autumn I have attended the ‘Developing Pipework (Plumbing)’ course. This was a very enjoyable experience. Each student was able to tailor the course to their own requirements. The comprehensive discussions and demonstrations were excellent and as each student carried out their own exercises and small projects, Claude provided great support and feedback. I’m looking forward to attending the ‘Bench Joinery’ Course next!” Martyn Pennington

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Construction Driver Training

Level 2 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Plant operations is the broad term referring to the operation and driving of heavy plant equipment such as, excavators, dumpers, rollers and telescopic handlers to name a few. Groundworks is the specific job role of preparing the ground using some of these machines within a construction, civil engineering, roads, railways or landscaping project. In order to work on a construction site you will need to gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) certification. On top of that you will gain tickets to prove you are skilled and experienced in operating and maintaining a wide range of specialist large plant machinery. To work in the industry you will need to achieve the Level 2 qualification. On this Level 2 course, you will learn how to operate a variety of equipment including excavators, forklifts, dumpers and road rollers.

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Construction Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Bicton College


Land based, work based plant operations Level 1 is the course if you want an overall introduction to the construction industry and most importantly heavy plant operations. You will have the opportunity to carry out a number of construction tasks using plant ranging from 1.5 ton mini excavators up to 14 ton 360 degree tracked excavators and if that’s not enough you will also receive introductory training using 6 ton high vis forward tipping dumpers and telescopic handlers. Literally getting in at ground level, gaining the experience to develop your skills before progressing on to the level 2 course and gaining your CPCS certificate for professional operators. During the course you will be trained and given the opportunity to gain your CPCS operators Health and safety card which is the first step and an essential requirement to gain access and open door to a host of opportunities in the construction industry. As a trainee operator you will be involved initially in basic excavation trenching etc. then progressing onto more complex excavations for example structural foundations and service boxes. All training will be delivered to the high standards required By the Construction industry training board. Bicton College is in the fortunate position to be in partnership with Holt JCB, this allows students access to the range of the most up to date machines currently available.

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Plant Operations - Groundworks Certificate

Level 2 • • Bicton College


This Plant Operations certificate is your gateway to gaining your full professional operators qualification if you want operate heavy plant to the exacting standards of the modern construction site this is the course for you. Once complete and the CPCS test has been passed this is your passport to a career in the construction industry and recognition of your professional operating skills. You will have the opportunity to carry out a number of construction tasks using plant ranging for 1.5 ton mini excavators up to 14 ton 360 degree tracked excavators and if that’s not enough you will also receive industry training using 6 ton High vis forward tipping dumpers and Telescopic handlers. At the end of the 1 year course you will have been assessed on 4 machines to gain your level 2 qualification and given the opportunity to take CPCS tests should you wish. As a trainee operator you will be involved in basic excavation trenching etc. then progressing onto more complex excavations for example structural foundations and service excavations. All training will be delivered to the high standards required By the Construction industry training board. Bicton College is in the fortunate position to be in partnership with Holt JCB, this allows student’s access to the range of the most up to date machines currently available.

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Saturday Skills - Developing Pipework (Plumbing)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT! Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers. Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate. Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills. Developing Pipework (Plumbing): Introduction to basic tools and their uses, cutting and soldering copper pipe, how to bend copper pipe, using capillary fittings, how to replace tap washers and pressure test a system, waste pipe assembly, checking and replacing radiators, how to install a washing machine and more.

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