Award Crest
York College

Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.

Duration

One year.

What skills and qualities do I need?

  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Outstanding commitment and enthusiasm
  • Outstanding attendance and punctuality

What will I study?

This course is suitable if you want to progress into a career within the construction industry as either a general operative or to progress on to the various craft courses delivered by the College. It will prepare you for employment and look at core work skills required.

The qualification covers a range of hand-skills, practical tasks and theory lessons in the following trade areas:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Multiskill trade

How will I be assessed?

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements.

What could it lead to?

On successful completion of this course students can progress on to a Level 1 Diploma in one of the following trade areas:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Painting and Decorating

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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