Construction Skills - Level 1 (Females Only)
Course Code: CL1FE111
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This construction multi skills evening course has been designed and developed exclusively for women who would like to experience and learn some of the various trades related to the construction industry.
It is also designed specifically for those who might want to use the skills they acquire on the course to tackle small scale DIY jobs at home or for friends and family, allowing them to do so in a competent and safe manner.
Created for women who might feel more comfortable learning in a female-only environment, the course also aims to develop students' confidence, communication skills and resilience whilst working in a team and independently.
For those considering starting a career in construction, this ten week course is the perfect introduction to the industry allowing them to sample many of the different trades within it and offering them various progression pathways on completion.
For students who would prefer learning in a mixed gender environment, we have an alternative course available details of which can be found here.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Modules you will cover on the course include:
- Plastering Skills
- Wall Tiling Skills
- Floor Tiling Skills
- Bricklaying Skills
- Joinery Skills
- Plumbing Skills
Health & Safety in construction is paramount and you will be taught to work safely in all of the various trade areas.
The course is based at the Build Up Centre on Kincraig Road in Bispham in a purpose-built workshop. The workshop is all on one floor level and has been designed to simulate a real-life, construction-related work environment with all tools, equipment and materials relevant to current industry standards.
Delivered entirely in a workshop setting where our trained staff will underpin the practical skills with trade specific knowledge, you will have the opportunity to observe skills and techniques before trying them out yourself under the guidance of our expert tutors.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.