Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area


Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / Basic Construction Craft Diploma Level 1

Who is this course for?

This course is for young people who are interested in a career in the construction industry. It provides a taster of a range of different construction craft topics such as Painting and Decorating, Plastering Tiling and Brickwork.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You do not need any formal qualifications to enrol on this course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

During the length of the course you will learn about plastering, painting Brickwork and Tiling, understanding basic setting out and sub floor and wall preparation techniques in practical and theory sessions. You’ll also learn about health and safety on construction sites and how important it is. Other key aspects of the course are communicating with other people and learning about numeracy and literacy skills to prepare you for a life in construction.

How you will learn

Throughout the length of the course you will learn about the Construction industry in a number of ways such as practical workshop sessions as well as classroom theory sessions where you will learn about all the aspects of construction crafts.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing this course you could advance onto the Level 2 diploma or you could apply for an apprenticeship in your chosen trade.

What costs will you incur?

Full Personal protective equipment will be provided, yet replacements will have to be paid for.