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Construction Skills & CSCS Card

Level 1 Certificate in Construction

Plus Level 1 Certificate in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

Plus Laborers CSCS Test & Card

Qualification Overview

This qualification will help develop skills and knowledge in construction and the built environment. It will help students to understand the industry and sector as they gain academic knowledge and study skills that will support their progression within this field.

Entry Requirement

You must be claiming a State Benefits (JSA, Income Support, ESA or UC) and you must be 19 or older on 31st August 2019.

You must have been resident in the UK/EEA for the last 3 years.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered in 6 days (2 days per week for 3 weeks).

The 6-day delivery model is entirely classroom based at a local training venue. The learner is also required to produce home assignment based work and complete distance learning study packs to complete the requisite number of guided learning hours necessary to complete the course. To be successful the delegate will need to produce a portfolio of evidence for the awarding body.

Units in this qualification

  • Starting work in construction
  • Health, Safety & Welfare in Construction
  • Developing Construction Drawing Skills
  • Preparing for an interview within Construction
  • Asbestos Awareness

CSCS Card – Health & Safety Test

After successful completion of the above course the candidates will be registered with the local CITB test centre to sit their CSCS card test (Operative).

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of the course you will have all the necessary skills and certifications to work in a general construction environment and will significantly enhance your chances of employment.


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