Full time, one-year programme. On this course you will need to complete multiple units to gain the qualification. This qualification offers an engaging programme for 16 to 19 and also 19+ who wish to follow a vocationally related course to develop a range of employability skills essential for success in working life. This programme provides a variety of diverse and varied units, enabling students to have an introduction to the work of various occupations in the construction industry.
The course is made up of units relating to practical skills, which includes different trades within the construction industry. Theory units are to include Health and Safety and drawing/planning skills relating to the construction industry. Functional Skills or GCSE maths or English will also form part of the programme, and all learners will be required to study at an appropriate level.
You are expected to supplement College work with personal study at home or in the Learning Resource Centre.
In addition to the specialist skills described above, we will help you to develop a range of wider skills that will make you into a well-rounded professional who will be highly valued by employers and universities. During tutorials we will develop your Employability skills, Personal Learning, Social and Community skills, together with your Specialist skills and qualification will give you a distinct advantage when it is time for you to progress to employment or further and higher education.
Skills you can gain include;
• C V writing
• Interview techniques
• Customer service
• Maths and English skills needed in day to day life
• Self-study and research
• Team working to complete projects
On successful completion of the course, you can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Property Maintenance or a Level 1 Construction programme, where a deeper understanding of your chosen construction pathway will be continued.
To access this course you will need GCSEs at grade 2 or above in Maths and English, general education and a keen interest in your chosen subject area. In addition, a good school attendance record and report is required.
All internally assessed units will be assessed in a variety of forms, including case studies, assignments, work based simulations, short tests and assignments along with projects and performance observations of a practical nature.
You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.
Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.
If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .
Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.
Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.