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Work Preparation for Building and Construction

Course Code: AICI

Level: E
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades

Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time, Short course
Duration: Seven weeks

About the course

This is a basic introduction to the construction industry where you will get the opportunity to sample one or more of the four trades in construction – brickwork, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, and plastering.

It will give you a great starting point for further in-depth skill and vocational training for the construction industry.

What you'll learn

The course covers practical skills necessary for all four construction trades – each one can be sampled or just one followed. It will also help develop a basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace, develop hand skills, tool use and working in the construction industry.

Each skill area will cover health and safety, tool safety and use, material recognition and application.

Entry requirements

Upon successful completion you may progress on to a full-time level 1 diploma course in one of the four construction trades or gain an Apprenticeship.

Assessments/Exams

Your lecturer will assess your work and you will be required to undertake an online health and safety test which will lead to the completion of the CSCS card testing required to access building sites.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Part-time

Course Code: AICI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AICI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AICI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AICI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AICI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.