Construction Skills

  • Level 1 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

You can now apply for next year

(September 22/23)

Do you want to work in the construction sector?

This course provides an introduction to a variety of construction trades, enabling you to gain skills in those areas and perhaps decide which trade is the right one for you. You will learn in the classroom and the workshop, using suitable tools and materials.

You will study 2 theory units:

  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health and safety

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

Assessments will include coursework, practical assessments and online tests.

There are no formal entry requirements, but you must be enthusiastic and motivated to learn new skills.

This qualification will prepare you to progress to further study on the Foundation Diploma in Construction and Building Services Engineering.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £15*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

You will study 2 theory units:

  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health and safety

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

Assessments will include coursework, practical assessments and online tests.

There are no formal entry requirements, but you must be enthusiastic and motivated to learn new skills.

This qualification will prepare you to progress to further study on the Foundation Diploma in Construction and Building Services Engineering.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £15*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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