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CONSTRUCTION

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Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 10/09/2018
End Date 05/07/2019

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000 p/ year

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Overview

If you are aiming to become a tiler in the construction or decoration industries, this course will help you progress towards your goal. You will gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to perform basic to intermediate level tiling tasks, including how to prepare backgrounds for tiling, set out and tile floor surfaces and wall surfaces, and how to form sand and cement screeds. Specific units you will study include: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Associated Industries; Understanding Information, Quantities and Communication with others; and Understanding Construction Technology.

Aims of the course

To promote high quality learning that meets the demands of the construction industry.

Unit Breakdown

The learner will cover knowledge in three core subject areas:

  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Information, quantities and communication
  • Construction technology.

The Learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:

  • Form sand and cement screeds
  • Prepare backgrounds for tiling
  • Set out and tile floor surfaces
  • Set out and tile wall surfaces

Assessment Method

Synoptic practical assessments and multiple online exams.

Progression Opportunities

This study programme will give you the opportunity to progress into employment in the construction or decoration industry as a tiler.

Career Options

Progression to an apprenticeship.

What can I earn as a construction worker? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified construction worker you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Bricklayers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £27,000 with 3-5 years' experience Plumbers start on around £18,000 a year and can earn £30,000 with 3-5 years' experience Construction supervisors start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in construction, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with major construction companies, our courses include valuable work experience opportunities, helping to prepare you for your first role in this exciting industry. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/construction or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above

Facilities

The course is 20% theory (classroom based) and 80% practical (workshop based), plus a minimum of one week's work experience.

Process for Application

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