City & Guilds 6219 Level 1 Certificate, This qualification provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, construction operations and plumbing. These qualifications are suitable for 14-19 year olds, or for individuals of any age wanting an introduction to the variety of construction trades, to gain skills in those areas and perhaps to decide which trade is the right one to pursue a career in. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
The Certificate programme is a progression from the Award; this qualification carries more unit credits and goes deeper into the trade area. The topics within this programme include, Health & Safety, understanding the construction industry, Joinery principles, under go training to complete different types of wood working joints & frames. Trade related maths & English would be built into the delivery of this training course.
Theory & practical assessments will be carried out within the classrooms and workshops, students will generate a portfolio of evidence, no formal examinations within this qualification.
Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.