Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will
all be discussed during the interview process.
The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.
Progressing to each level of study
Once you successfully completed your course you may be able to progress to the next level, following a satisfactory interview with a Tutor. If you’ve finished your Level 3 course
you will be offered advice and guidance from our Career Advisers on how to apply for a place at University through UCAS, or how to apply for a job or an Apprenticeship.
Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses generally last one year; Level 3 courses will usually last for two years.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges. Isaac Newton
Construction Multi Skills
Anyone looking to learn more about what it's like to get a career in construction will find this Multi Trades course a great place to start.
This study programme offers a broad introduction to Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing and Electrical Installation. It is suitable for people who are maybe not sure which construction trade is right for them and want to learn the basics of all these trades alongside the skills needed for the daily life and work.
Many Construction workers begin by working with small to medium enterprise organisations (those with less than 250 employees), and many will eventually go on to self-employment.
During this course you will learn aspects of plumbing, Electrical Installation and Carpentry and Joinery with a view to progression to the next level in your preferred subject.
Learners will take part in work experience as part of the course. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT are a key part of this programme.
There are a range of progression opportunities available after successful completion the course that include: Carpentry and Joinery, Electrical Installation and Plumbling.
All of these courses have progression routes built into them which could lead to a fantastic career or even Higher Education. If you choose to go to university you could study for a HND and HNC in Construction or even a degree, these could all lead you to a fantastic, high-flying career.