Construction and Building Crafts Level 2 Open Awards Diploma

This course will help you to understand how the different construction trades work and prepare you for employment or an apprenticeship in construction.

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  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Bracknell and Wokingham College

  • Pathway


This Construction Level 2 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
  • Painting and decorating

Upon successful completion of this programme, you can progress onto an apprenticeship within your chosen trade.

You’ll learn basic construction skills and knowledge and undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.

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.

Four GCSEs at grades 3 (D) or above in English language, maths and science or achievement on a Level 1 course.

Completion of a Level 1 Construction course is also acceptable supported with GCSE English and Maths alongside a reference from a college tutor.

You must demonstrate self-motivation and a keen interest in the subject area.

Explore your career progression options

If you are considering applying for this programme, why not explore your potential career progression routes using our handy tool.

You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

Why not visit us at an Open Event and find out more about this pathway.

Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education 

  • 60+

    years of teaching experience

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