The objective of this qualification is to prepare students to gain employment within the building industry. The course covers a wide variety of areas including brickwork, carpentry and pipework. Introduction to Building Trades would be ideal for students who like to use practical skills and are interested in a hands-on career.

Qualification: Entry 3 and Level 1 certificate in Employability
Entry requirements: Aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHC plan
Course delivery: Full-time

Course content:

  • Lift and handle safely
  • Work awareness
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Introducing finishing skills
  • Introducing pipework skills
  • Introducing tiling skills
  • Paint finishing skills
  • Recognise and use hand tools and materials used in construction
  • Introducing brickwork skills
  • Introducing site carpentry skills
  • Introducing bench skills


This course is available at the Osmaston Road Campus.

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