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Construction & The Built Environment

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The Entry 3 construction programme is designed as an introduction to construction crafts. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

Course details

If you like working with your hands but are not quite sure which trade you would like to learn, this course allows you to try out various construction crafts. The course allows you to learn new skills in multi-skills workshops, especially designed to accommodate anything from joinery through to tiling or painting and decorating. All our staff are skilled, friendly and will support you throughout your studies. You will build skills in the following:

  • Joinery
  • Tiling
  • Painting and Decorating

Plus you will develop your skills with English, Maths and Health and Safety

Entry guidelines

No formal qualification required. Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and / or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Students will be expected to provide steel toecap safety boots, pen, pencil and ruler.

Assessment Method

Assessment is completed by practical and written tasks.

Additional Information

Students will be expected to supply their own safety boots, overalls, paper, files, folders and drawing equipment. This course starts in January and September. Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths (or Grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Progression on to other trade skills courses. You may progress on to a full Level 1 qualification in bricklaying, painting and decorating, plastering or joinery to further your learning and skills within a specialism.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 04th Sep 2017 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref R243J001

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £640.00

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
    Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters
    Wednesday 09:00 — 11:00 Wirral Waters
  • Starts 06th Sep 2017 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref R243J002

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £640.00

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 15:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
    Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
    Friday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
  • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref R243K001

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £640.00

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

  • Starts 05th Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref R243K002

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £640.00

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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