This Construction Level 1 study programme at Bracknell and Wokingham College will give you an introduction to a variety of construction trades and a basic grounding in a variety of skills.
You will gain skills in specific trade areas, and this will help you decide which trade is the right one for you and your future career. The following construction trades are covered within the programme:
- Carpentry and joinery
- Construction operations
Upon successful completion of this programme, you can progress on to the Construction Level 2 programme at Bracknell and Wokingham College, or another vocational study programme or apprenticeship within your chosen trade.
What you'll learn
You’ll learn basic construction skills and knowledge and undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.
How you'll learn and be assessed
Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops supported by theoretical sessions to provide foundation knowledge and understanding.
You’ll be assessed through practical projects and written assignments.
Applicants for a Level 1 programme will normally have:
– a strong interest in their chosen programme of study
– the commitment to work towards improving English and Maths as part of the programme
– the ability to discuss past experiences of education and future ambitions.
All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.
As part of the course you will need to demonstrate specific literacy, numeracy and ICT skills alongside your main subject studies. These functional skills will help with your coursework and develop personal skills for life and work.