Workskills for ConstructionVocational • Entry Level
About the course
The course develops the personal skills and qualities which you will need to start a career in the Construction industry. You will have the opportunity to choose a specialist area from construction; plumbing or electrical installation. Our Tutors are all experts in their field with the knowledge and experience to help you start out in your career. You will work in our spacious workshops with an extensive range of tools and equipment that are used in industry. We are proud of our well-established links with employers across the area and ensure that our students are kept up to date with the latest developments in industry that will help them take the first step on the career ladder. This course also includes additional support to develop interview techniques and prepare for employment.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Location ByBurnley College
No formal qualifications are needed for this course. All applicants will be interviewed and assessed to ensure that this is the appropriate course. At Interview you will also have the opportunity to decide which specialism you would like to pursue.
Throughout this course you will be assessed on your work in the classroom and in our workshops. There are no formal exams.
Careers & Progression
Progression can be to any mainstream full time level 1 programme in the division, or to an apprenticeship in a chosen construction pathway.
Extra curricular activities
You will have the opportunity to be entered for the national competition Skillbuild. Success may lead to entry into international competition at Worldskills. You will have the opportunity to visit a wide range of manufacturing and industry sites to see the development and use of state of the art equipment and materials.