The Ystrad Mynach College

      BTEC Introductrory Certificate/Diploma In Construction FT

      The Ystrad Mynach College
      In Hengoed

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      Typology BTEC
      Location Hengoed (Wales)
      • BTEC
      • Hengoed (Wales)
      Description

      This is a one year construction course aimed at 16 year olds and over, who have limited achievement at GCSE Level and would like to gain multiple skills at NVQ Level 1 in Painting and Decorating, Brickwork and Carpentry.

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      Government funding available

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      On request
      Hengoed
      Twyn Road, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7XR, Caerphilly, Wales
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Hengoed
      Twyn Road, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7XR, Caerphilly, Wales
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      To take into account

      · Requirements

      Entry to the course is by interview including a Maths and English Assessment. Applicants will need GCSE Grades G or above in 3 subjects or a minimum of Entry Level 3 in Literacy and Entry Level 3 in Numeracy in the Assessment.

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      Course programme



      BTEC Introductrory Certificate/Diploma In Construction FT

      Who is this course for?
      This is a one year construction course aimed at 16 year olds and over, who have limited achievement at GCSE Level and would like to gain multiple skills at NVQ Level 1 in Painting and Decorating, Brickwork and Carpentry.

      What will I learn?
      The curriculum includes both academic and practical elements (see below) in construction disciplines, in order for you to gain a wide insight into the construction industry. This course is also supported by a Welsh Baccalaureate qualification as well as Key Skills at level 1. These qualifications are sought after by employers. The academic studies will be supported by work experience and field trip activities designed to be fun and exciting. Vocational: Areas that you will cover include: Bricklaying skills, Carpentry and Joinery skills, Painting & Decorating skills, Managing personal finances, Working in Construction, Developing personal effectiveness, Health & Safety.

      Assessment
      All learners will have ongoing

      Assessments which are internally set and marked by the College. Each learner will be given a construction project to complete within the year.

      On Completion Achievement / Progression
      With this foundation qualification you could progress either onto a Foundation Construction Award, a Modern Apprenticeship or the BTEC First Diploma in Construction. These qualifications are offered at our Ystad Mynach campus and we will support you in gaining a place on one of these courses when you successfully achieve this qualification.

      Course Title: Attendance / Start Date
      BTEC Introductrory Certificate/Diploma In Construction FT: Day Course - 06 Sep 10


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