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The level 1 Award in Construction Skills (Carpentry) course is designed for anyone who would like to learn some basic construction skills. The course focuses on developing the basic skills and knowledge, via 3 different skill pathways, which will prepare learners for progression into a specialist trade or to boost their own practical skills.
During Construction Skills (Carpentry) you will study 3 separate units, including:
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You will attend college for 2 evenings a week for a duration of 13 weeks. The Course will begin on 12th September 2023 at our Boston Campus (Rochford).
Construction Skills (Carpentry) may be fully funded by the Adult Education Budget should you be eligible under the following criteria:
If you do not qualify for funding under the AEB budget this course will cost you £297. This is made up of a tuition fee of £225 and an exam fee of £72.
At the end of each practical element there is an assessment to complete which is graded against set tolerances. There will be supplementary questions asked within the assessment timeframe to confirm underpinning knowledge of the subject.
The Health & Safety unit is assessed via the completion and marking of a knowledge workbook.
As this course is designed as an introduction into the construction industry, it will prepare learners to progress to higher level qualifications in the construction sector.
Boston College offers a range of course in the Construction industry including:
PPE must be worn in our workshops. Safety boots are mandatory and ‘workwear’ cargo trousers are strongly recommended.
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