Applicants for the Level 1 Diploma should ideally have a minimum of 4 Ds at GCSE, which should include English and Maths, and applicants will also be assessed and interviewed prior to acceptance on to the course. Level 1 must be completed before progressing to the Level 2 Diploma.
One year for each level.
Level 1 units include:
All students will be expected to work towards completion of a Level 2 English and Maths qualification (as required) alongside this course to enable progression onto the Level 2 Diploma.
Level 2 units include:
Assessment in practical skills is continuous with end of year assignments.
Students can progress onto an apprenticeship, then higher level courses in Construction and the Built Environment.