Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area


Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds, Adult



Course Level


Home / Course / Diploma Level 1 in Construction Skills

Who is this course for?

These qualifications are for candidates wishing to gain some understanding and some practical experience of the variety of trades in the Construction industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Basic entry test, this will include maths, English assessment.

What are the key things you'll learn?

  • This qualification can cover a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas:
  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Wall Tiling
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Construction Operations
  • Plumbing

How you will learn

You will learn through a variety of methods including: classroom teaching / craft workshop activities / library and learning resource centre work / information technology activities / tutorials / directed work with other students/ directed study in the learning centre.

Where could this course take you?

Upon completion of the level course you could progress onto the level 1 Diploma in a chosen trade.

What costs will you incur?

  • There is a fee of £20.00 to cover the cost of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use during practical sessions.
  • The course may also involve you in personal financial expenditure as follows:

Purchase stationery

Purchase of consumable materials