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Construction & the Built Environment

Introduction to Construction Certificate - R261

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Entry Level 3

Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services

Training and developing practical skills whilst demonstrating the application of safe practice, progress is constantly monitored against set targets and practical task sheets which outline standards and expectations. Theory sessions underpin the benefits of applying different techniques whilst target setting and written feedback of students work will ensure students are prepared for online exams.

Course Details

Participate in practical activities that develop a basic understanding of specific techniques used across different construction trades, this will be supported with underpinning knowledge explaining the benefits of using a range of hand tools and power tools across different construction trades. There will be an element of developing personal communication skills aimed at improving employment opportunities.

Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

No formal qualifications 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

Steel toe capped boots.

Assessment Method

Observation of practical tasks and written knowledge tests.

Additional Information

PPE must be worn at all times in College and all students must arrive at sessions on time, prepared and ready to learn with pens, paper etc.

All students must be fully committed to attend every element of their study programme, Vocational, English, maths and Work Experience.

Where can I progress to?

Completion of an Entry Level programme will prepare students for progression at Level 1.

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Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 10th January 2020REF R261L001

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:

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 13:00 Wirral Waters
Thursday 10:00 — 11:30 Wirral Waters
Friday 09:00 — 17:00 Wirral Waters
Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 10th January 2020REF R261L002

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:

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 13:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 15:30 — 17:00 Wirral Waters

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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