Level 1 Diploma in Construction Skills

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18


Building Services

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 993.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This qualification provide the ideal introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in a number of the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, construction operations, wall and floor tiling, electrical and plumbing.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 2 or above (including maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

Learning for this course will take place both in the classroom and in the workshop. you will develop your skills in numerous trades such as bricklaying, construction, and joinery.


Each unit is assessed via practical and theory tasks/assignments


you could progress onto a level 1 in your chosen construction trade, an apprenticeship, or possibly see if there are any employment opportunities

Career Options

Further study would likely be required, however, careers you could pursue down the line could include bricklayer, joiner, carpenter, builder etc.

Mandatory Units

Developing carpentry & joinery skills
Developing brickwork skills
Developing paint finishing skills
Developing surface preparation skills
Developing papering skills
Developing blockwork skills
Developing rendering skills
Developing plastering skills

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

Exam Validation Body

Hours Per Week

How Long To Complete

Programme Structure

Contact Details


Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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