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Construction Multi-Skills Level 1

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Key Info

Learning Area   Construction
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year

Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   07/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £822.50

Love being outside? Enjoy working with your hands? Or you just not sure what path to take in construction?

This is the course for you! This will be a great first step into construction.

This course is heavily practical based which gives you a great chance to learn a massive range of hand skills which will support you when you move in to the trade area of your choosing. There will be theory lessons to support your practical knowledge as well as working on your Employability skills.

The subjects you will have a chance to learn:

Bricklaying (brick and block)
Plastering (rendering and floating)
Wood trades (wood joints)
Tilling (walls and floor)
Through these subjects you will learn how to us correct and safe methods with tools and equipment.

Our workshops are set up to deliver all aspect of the course with great space to push yourself and your knowledge. Our teachers and technician have a great wealth knowledge to pass on to you and will push you to find your passion for the trades. Through this course you will have a chance to learn more about yourself and where your interest is.

  What You Will Learn

This one-year course will help you to understand the basic skills needed in different trade areas. This will help you make a choice at the end of the year to which trade you want to continue learning

  Entry Requirements

There no set entry requirements. We are looking for motivated and interested individuals

  Work Experience

3 weeks (90 hours) of any construction based areas 


You will be assessed through practical assignments


Once you’ve finished the multi skill course, you’ll have a good understanding of what the trades entail. The next pathway would a L1 in your Chosen trade: Bricklaying, wood trades and tilling


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