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Introduction to Construction Multi-Skills - Entry Level


Our course is aimed at facilitating candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in construction trade.

On this course you will develop skills in a variety of different trades. This makes the course an ideal first step into the industry and enables you to try different trades before progressing onto a specialist higher level course. Alternatively, it's a great course for anyone who wants to learn the basics in order to carry out home improvements.

Start dates and fees

Start date(s)

  • 10/10/22
  • 28/11/22
  • 23/01/23
  • 06/03/23
  • 17/04/23
  • 22/05/23


  • 5-8pm


  • If you are 19+ and unemployed and receiving the relevant benefit – the course is FREE
  • If you are 19+ and not receiving benefits, but are earning less than £18,525, the course will cost £75.00
  • If you are 19+ and earning above £18,525, the course will cost £195.00.

What will I study?

You will study:

  • Basic skills in bricklaying
  • Basic skills in carpentry and joinery
  • Basic skills in painting and decorating
  • Basic skills in plastering.

Entry requirements

  • This course is only available to learners aged 19+.
  • No previous experience or skills are required.

How long is the course?

The course will take 5 weeks, for a total of 30 hours and you will study in the evening.

How will I be assessed?

Practical assessment.

What does the course lead to?

Completing this course could lead to working in a junior role within construction or as a maintenance professional, either employed or self-employed. 

Large employers in the local area include council maintenance departments and schools. 


How do I apply?

Call our enquiries line free on 0808 100 3626.

Next steps

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