Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 2 Full-Time Berwick Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is carried out over two days per week, with theory and practical sessions.

The units you will cover will be blockwork, plastering, joinery housing joints, wallpapering and pipe work. You will develop good hand skills and an understanding of health and safety, as well as the principals of building.

Entry requirements include 3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, or 3 SQA National 5's.

Additionally you may hold a Level 1 Construction qualification in either Multiskills or a specific trade.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire Additional costs may include a kit and uniform, which are a requirement of the course. Information on this will be provided at interview and enrolment.

Teaching and assessment methods include theory-based sessions, which are classroom taught. These sessions are tested through online examinations.

Practical sessions are delivered in our trade workshop based at Ramparts Industrial Estate, Berwick upon Tweed, and are tested through practical assessments.

Assessments both in the classroom and in the workshop are spaced throughout the academic year.

If you do not already hold a GCSE at grade 4 or above, or an SQA National 5 or above in Mathematics or English Language, you will be able to sit these with us.

GCSE classes are taught over two days for the duration of the academic year.

You will need to secure an industry placement in a construction setting to meet the requirement of 60 hours throughout the duration of the course.

The aim of this qualification is to continue on from our Level 1 Multi-Skills course. You will further your knowledge and skills in basic trades, which will allow you to progress into employment in the new build housing sector.

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What’s next?

Upon completion of this qualification, you can progress into either employment in the new build housing sector, or onto one of our trade specific Level 2 courses in a discipline of your choice.

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