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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
This course will provide you with a nationally recognised qualification in construction, and give you an opportunity to progress into National or vocational disciplines in the construction industry.
You will require 4 GCSEs at grades A*- D including English and Maths or successful completion of a Level 1 in Construction. Equivalent vocational experience or qualifications will also be considered.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
What will I study?
The curriculum includes both academic and practical elements in construction disciplines, in order for you to gain a wide insight into the construction industry; as well as Key Skills at Level 1. Academic Subjects: Mathematics, Health & Safety, Science, Construction Process and Practices. Practical Disciplines: Brickwork & Trowel Trades, Carpentry & Wood Trades, and Painting & Decorating Trades.
Alongside this course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on a continuous basis, depending on the subject - e.g. assignments, end tests, projects, working individually and as part of a team.
Career Opportunities and Progression
This foundation qualification can "open many doors", either into a National Diploma and Welsh Baccalaureate (which is equal to 3-4 A levels) , a Modern Apprenticeship, National Award which can lead to a University Degree, or indeed employment in construction e.g. Site Management, Surveying etc. .