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Award in Construction Multi-Trades - Entry Level 3 - Full-time (Brannams)

Entry Level 3
Course Code:
Brannams Campus
One year

This qualification provides an ideal introduction to the construction industry, which is suitable for 14-18 year olds. The course is all practical based, where you will gain credits through assessments.

You will gain skills in a variety of trades to decide which is the right one to pursue a career in.


This qualification covers the following practical areas:
- plastering
- bricklaying
- tiling
- carpentry
- painting and decorating.

All aspects of the programme will be studied through both classroom-based theory sessions and practical-based workshop sessions.

Your study programme will include tutorial sessions.

You will also study maths and English if a GCSE at grade C or above has not previously been achieved in these subjects.
The course is all practical based, where you will gain credits through assessment.
For all learners joining Entry Level Study Programmes, there are no formal entry requirements. Learners on these programmes will study English and Maths at an appropriate level to suit their ability. Students will have a one-to-one interview to discuss their personal learning needs.
On completion of this Diploma, you may progress to a Level 1 qualification in a relevant trade, an apprenticeship or another course within the trowel trades field, in order to specialise further.
Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422 for more information.
Q: Is there any equipment needed to participate on this course?
A: Safety clothing including boots and overalls need to be purchased by the student. Students are also required to provide their own stationery and textbooks, a full equipment list will be provided at interview.

Q: Are there any costs for this course?
A: Students are asked to pay a contribution towards materials and learning resources used in workshops and classrooms. There may also be trips throughout the year which may incur a cost.