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Vocational & T Level

Construction Skills City & Guilds Extended Certificate Entry Level 3

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Level
Entry Level

This course is suitable if you want to progress into a career within the construction industry as 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.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

What will I study?

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

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Painting and decorating

To be successful on this course, you need to have the ability to work well in a team, outstanding commitment and enthusiasm, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.


Additional costs

You will require the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of safety boots, trousers and College logo polo shirt for bricklaying and carpentry & joinery, overalls for painting and decorating, and safety glasses. For further information please ask our tutors at our open events and guidance discussions.

Method of delivery

This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum delivery to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.

How will I be assessed?

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be set, and internally assessed, examinations and practical synoptic assessments.

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

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

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Painting and decorating
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