Construction Operatives

L1 Level 1
Full Time
4 January 2021 — 13 July 2021
East Cardiff Campus
Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

About this course

This Construction Operative course is designed to give students a basic approach to construction operations. It prepares learners to progress onto a higher level construction trades specific course.

What you will study

The course will develop your knowledge and practical skills relating to construction operations and you will cover a range of activities and gain an experience of the tools and equipment of crafts including:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Wall and floor tiling

Entry requirements

Applicants would benefit from achieving 3 GCSEs Grades D-F. Alternatively, applicants will be considered based on interview and a satisfactory skills scan, with a desire and commitment to complete the course they would wish to study.

Teaching and assessment

  • Practical assessment and written assignments and exams

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

4 January 2021

End date

13 July 2021

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

26.5 hours per week

Location

East Cardiff Campus
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Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

Course code

COCC1F14
L1

Qualification

City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma In Constru

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What our students say

I have enjoyed being around the City Centre Campus, it's a nice surrounding and everyone gets along. The highlight of my time at college has been the new friends I have made and the different atmosphere from school. You can gain new skills and do things you'd never thought you could do before.

Painting
David Warner
Painting and Decorating Level 2

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