• FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds

Overview

Your course starts by helping you get to grips with core knowledge of how the construction industry works, the principles of design and the role of technology and sustainability. You will then have the chance to specialise in one of these areas:

• Bricklaying
• Carpentry and joinery

Whilst on your employer led work placement, you will be completing an employer set project, which a key essential part of the overall qualification.

Entry requirements

You must have achieved four GCSEs (including Maths, English and Science) at grade 4 or above.

This technical qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed for working in the On-Site construction industry, which will prepare you to enter the industry through employment or as an Apprentice. Furthermore, the completion of this qualification gives you the learner, the opportunity to progress onto higher education courses and training: Such as Higher National Certificates and Diplomas in Construction and Civil Engineering.

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Construction

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Construction students will have the opportunity to work in state of the art workshops, and have access to a real life outdoor construction site. This realistic work environment allows students to gain practical experience in constructing a single story dwelling which is built from foundations up to the roof.

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Additional Information

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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