Level: Entry | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
What is this course about?
The course has been developed to provide learners with a taste of various trades including Carpentry & Joinery, Brickwork and Painting & Decorating, Plumbing, Engineering and Motor Vehicle. The course mostly consists of practical work but also includes some theory-based work. This course will not only develop your practical skills but also various other skills in order to make you employable including Communication skills, teamwork skills & problem-solving skills.
Why choose this course?
Our purpose-built workshops at the Kingsway Campus have been developed to accommodate all of the necessary facilities and equipment you could hope for to achieve the best results. Our team of lecturers and assessors are experienced in all types of Construction & Engineering and have a wealth of knowledge to pass on to our learners. As part of your studies, it is expected that you will undertake some work experience in the community, and this will add to your experience in work situations.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
What will this course lead on to?
Successful completion of the Entry to Occupational Studies course will provide an access to a level 1 construction or Engineering course.
What will I learn on this course?
Basic bricklaying skills, basic carpentry & joinery skills, basic painting & decorating skills, basic Plumbing skills, basic Engineering skills and basic Motor Vehicle maintenance skills.
The College has a full enrichment programme and all learners are expected to make the most of their time with us, why not enjoy your free time with your tutor group. New enrichment activities include various sports tournaments, table tennis, X-Box competitions, remote control model racing. There will also be various trips and visits throughout the year.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through various methods including practical assessments, observations, and question booklets.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
You will be required to purchase a pair of safety boots, work trousers, two Riverside college polo shirts, writing paper and stationary equipment.
What have previous students said about this course?
“Fantastic facilities and the tutors are very supportive towards all the learners.”
“A great way to start a career in Construction”
“The teachers are all very supportive”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes