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Foundation Construction Trades

Foundation Construction Trades



Foundation learning, foundation, construction trade


This starter course will help you to learn about working in the construction industry. You will have hands-on sessions learning the basic skills of lots of different construction jobs.


  • Principles of building construction
  • Basic hand skills to produce timber joint and framework
  • Basic brickwork and blockwork projects
  • Basic floor and wall tiling
  • Basic painting and decorating
  • Health and Safety

Entry Requirements

GCSE grades of 1 or above in English and maths or equivalent.


Learners will have to provide their own stationery equipment including writing paper, pens, HB and 2H pencils, Personal Protective equipment to include high-Vis vest, safety boots/shoes and recommended textbooks.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSEs. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form, we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There may be free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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Successful completion of the course will lead to the Diploma Level 1 multi-skills.

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