• January
  • Full-Time
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Construction
  • SCQF Level 4


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Intro to the course:

The intro to Construction (Multi-Trades) at SCQF level 4 is suitable for those who wish to follow a career in construction. The course introduces learners to several trades including bricklaying, painting & decorating, carpentry and joinery and plastering, also the safe use of hand-tools and equipment and workplace health & safety.

 In addition, this course develops knowledge and understanding of the construction industry; practical, technical and transferable skills; oral, written and evaluation abilities; resource management; problem solving and planning; organisational and communication skills.

SCQF Level 4

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Who is the course for?

The introduction is suitable for: 

  • Learners who may have just left or about to leave school 
  • Mature candidates who may have been out of education for a long period of time and are seeking a recognised qualification
  • Individuals who are seeking national recognition of their achievements

What will I study?

  • Health & Safety 
  • Bricklaying 
  • Carpentry & Joinery 
  • Plastering 
  • Painting & Decorating

Next Step Course Options

NPA Level 5 in various areas of construction and NC Built Environment.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of this award will be ongoing through a combination of practical work and knowledge assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

There are many construction opportunities for those who are enthusiastic and appropriately trained individual. The ability to problem solve, work as a team, and have a general understanding of the industry will enhance your employment opportunities within the construction industry.

Where can this course lead?

  • Modern Apprentice in construction
  • Employment in the general Construction sector 
  • Semi-skilled labourer

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements however an interest in Craft and Design at school would be advantageous.

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview required.

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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