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Award in Construction Multi-skills

Suitable for 16-18 year olds, this qualification provides an ideal introduction to the construction industry. The course is all practical based, where you will gain credits through assessments.

This qualification covers the following practical areas:
– Plastering
– Bricklaying
– Tiling
– Carpentry
– Painting and decorating

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

Your study programme will also include tutorial sessions, employment and progression – which you are required to attend. You will also study Maths and English if a GCSE at Grade C or above has not previously been achieved in these subjects.

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Jan 2022 : North Devon : Full-time
Course Code : FTB397 (2021)
Level : Entry Level
Duration : 24 Weeks
North Devon campus Apply

Course details


The course is all practical based, where you will gain credits through assessment.


On completion of this diploma, you may progress to a Level 1 qualification in a specific trade to specialise further. You may also wish to find an employer and qualify via the apprenticeship route.

Facilities and resources

You will be taught the trades in our fully-equipped workshops.


Q: Do I need to bring equipment or clothing?

A: Yes, you will need to buy safety clothing – including boots and overalls. You are also required to provide your own stationery and textbooks. A full equipment list will be provided at interview.

Study Programme

Every full-time student at Petroc will have their own Study Programme which will include:

– Your academic or vocational qualification.

– Maths and English Language development – if you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 in either of these subjects.

– Work Experience – hours will vary depending on your qualification and course level.

– Tutor Support – to support your personal, academic and professional development.

– Sustainability – helping you to identify how you can improve the sustainability of your future employment sectors.

– Personal Development Awards – developing six key areas of personal and employability behaviours to prepare you for the working world.

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Staring Date : 10/01/2022
Course Code : FTB397 (2021) North Devon campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.