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Student working with bricks in the construction workshop
Bricklaying Diploma Level 1

This course is the perfect opportunity to gain the essential skills required to join the construction industry, and can act as a great introduction to a new and exciting career…

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Female bricklaying student.
Bricklaying Diploma Level 2

The Brickwork Diploma Level 2 is designed to develop and expand upon existing knowledge of the trade, and can act as a progression from the Level 1 Diploma. During this…

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Female bricklaying student.
Brickwork BTEC Award Level 1

You will learn the basic skills to carry out DIY tasks at home including; repairing brick walls and re-pointing faulty brickwork. You will also be taught how to build a…

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Carpentry student.
Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 1

The Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 1 is a varied and exciting introduction into carpentry and the construction environment. You will hit the ground running with various practical tasks that…

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Carpentry student.
Carpentry BTEC Award Level 1

Looking to learn more about Carpentry based DIY? You’re in the right place! Learn how to complete various carpentry tasks around the home including how to fit door hinges and…

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Health and Safety
CSCS Health and Safety

To apply for a CSCS card you must have the appropriate construction related qualifications and training and, in most cases, you must pass the CITB Health Safety and Environment Test…

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Health and Safety
Health and Safety Awareness Site Safety Plus

This one-day course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The course gives you an awareness of health and safety…

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painting workshop
Painting and Decorating BTEC Award Level 1

On this course, you will learn how to prepare surfaces, applying a variety of wall coverings around various obstacles, as well as how to apply paints and decorative finishes. We…

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Student painting a multicoloured wall.
Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 2

The Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 2 is a great way of developing your existing knowledge, furthering your practical skills and understanding of the construction industry. You will begin using…

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Adult working on their painting and decorating work.
Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 1

This is the perfect course to introduce you to the world of painting and decorating. During your studies you will develop your skills and gain an understanding of the materials…

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student plastering a ceiling
Plastering Diploma Level 1

This course is the first step on the ladder towards becoming a professional plasterer, and the range of opportunities it brings. You will be introduced to a variety of techniques…

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plastering student
Plastering Diploma Level 2

The Plastering Diploma Level 2 course enables you to expand on your practical ability and underpinning knowledge by learning the advanced techniques necessary for success in the construction industry. This…

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roofing apprenticeship
Roof Tiling Diploma Level 1

This course is suited for those who are interested in becoming a roof tiler. The Roof Tiling Diploma Level 1 is designed to provide you with the basic practical skills…

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carpentry
Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2

This course has been designed for delivery in our brilliantly equipped carpentry workshops, providing the perfect training environment to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the carpentry…

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carpentry
Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3

This course is a natural progression from the Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2, and builds upon the skills developed during previous study, developing them to an advanced standard. You will…

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Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2

The Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2 (delivered on a Tuesday and Thursday evening) is run over two years and provides you with specialist facilities and resources required to complete the…

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Health and Safety
Site Management Safety Training Scheme Site Safety Plus

This five-day course provides project managers, site managers and supervisors, business proprietors and client-based personnel with the knowledge and skills to enable them to ensure healthy and safe conditions for…

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Health and Safety
Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme Site Safety Plus

This two-day course introduces site supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required…

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