Course Info


Construction
  • construction

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:

    Entry 3

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Awarding/validation body:

    City and Guilds

 

Course Overview

The units covered are a range of theory and practical tasks in the following areas:

  • Introduction to Health and Safety
  • Constructing a Tee Halving
  • Tiling a wall
  • Painting a flat surface
  • Conduct at work
  • Effective communication
  • Undertaking work placements
  • Investigating rights and responsibilities
  • Working as part of a team
  • Attitudes and values for personal development.

Course Highlights

Opportunity to improve Construction skills, English and Mathematics

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Work experience and volunteering in the community, in the form of project based activity.

Chance to progress into further vocational courses within the college environment.

Assessment

To achieve the ENTRY LEVEL 3 Certificate for Skills for Working in the Construction Industry, learners must achieve:

A minimum of 16 credits. 2 credits from the Mandatory Group plus a maximum of 3 credits from: Optional Group A and a minimum of 11 credits from Optional Group B.

 

 

UAN City & Guilds unit number Unit title Group (if applic able) Credit Value GLH
Mandatory
T/507/5233  5546-350 Entry 3 Introduction to health and safety  2  19
in construction
Optional
Group A
R/507/5241 5546-351 Constructing a half brick wall 1 10
T/507/5247 5546-352 Constructing a tee halving joint 1 10
J/507/5253 5546-353 Constructing a tongued housing joint 1 10
H/507/5261 5546-354 Laying a gravel path 1 10
T/507/5264 5546-355 Removing and refitting water-filled radiators 1 10
A/507/5265 5546-356 Tiling a wall 1 10
J/507/5267 5546-357 Wiring a 13amp fused plug 1 9
M/507/5277 5546-358 Working with plastic pipework and fittings 1 9
D/507/5288 5546-359 Laying paving using block paving or slabs 1 10
H/507/5292 5546-360 Painting a flat surface 1 10
F/507/5302 5546-361 Patch plastering 1 10
Optional
Group B
Y/501/6921 5546-301 Planning for progression 3 21
H/506/2784 5546-302 Personal finance 1 10
J/505/4645 5546-303 Conduct at work 1 10
Y/505/4648 5546-304 Effective communication 2 11
Y/506/3107 5546-307 Interview skills 3 27
M/502/4278 5546-309 Prepare for and attend an interview 2 20
A/506/2726 5546-311 Working as part of a team 3 24
T/505/4656 5546-313 Personal presentation and hygiene 2 15
F/506/2727 5546-316 Undertaking work placement 3 30
T/506/2725 5546-318 Investigating rights and responsibilities at work 1 10
T/505/4642 5546-323 Attitudes and values for personal development

Entry Requirements

Interest in Construction and aspiration to continue the study of English and Mathematics.

How To Apply

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