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Level 1 Extended Certificate in Construction Skills

This Pre-Apprenticeship will help you to prepare for a career in construction.
34 weeks
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

This course is suitable for young people who want an introduction to the variety of construction trades, to gain skills in those areas and perhaps to decide which trade is the right one to pursue a career in. No previous knowledge or experience is required.

When does the course start?

Please get in touch with us to find out when the next course will start.

What does the course cover?

This Pre-Apprenticeship provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in the following construction trades: 

  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Construction Operations
  • Wall and Floor Tiling 
  • Plumbing


Will I receive an allowance?

You will receive an allowance of up to £25 per week. 

What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a City & Guilds Level 1 Extended Certificate in Construction Skills.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must have achieved a GCSE Grade 2 and a minimum of Entry 3 in maths and English when completing the initial assessment upon enrolment.

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone aged 16-18.