Course Overview

This Level 2 qualification is for you if you need to achieve a Grade 4 in maths and/or English and allows you to develop the skills and knowledge in the construction industry prior to moving onto the Level 3 Technical Diploma.

Course Structure

The course comprises the following units:
  • Working safely in construction
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Construction design and planning
  • Construction methods and techniques
  • Performing carpentry and joinery operations

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above.
If you do not hold a Grade A*-C/8/9-4 in Mathematics or English you will study these subjects as part of your course. If you have a Grade D/3 or Level 2 Functional Skill you will work towards achieving a Grade A*-C/8/9-4.
English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade A*-C in these subjects when you commence your course.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

How You Will Be Assessed

You will be encouraged to take responsibility for your own learning and to develop the skills that are essential for the modern-day workplace.

These skills include:
  • Team working
  • Working from a prescribed brief
  • Working to deadlines
  • Presenting information effectively and accurately
  • Completing administrative tasks and processes.
The course is assessed by a synoptic practical assessment and written workbooks for each unit.

Things You May Need

You will be required to wear safety boots with steel toe caps and hi-vis vest when working in the College workshops.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Email: [email protected].