The Gateway to Construction (Multi-Trade) programme is designed to prepare people to enter the construction industry. This programme will give you a taste of three separate trades’ – brickwork, decorating, and joinery through practical skills development whilst promoting health & safety awareness. Successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress to a core skills programme in either brickwork, decorating, or joinery.
4 GCSEs grades A*- E / grade 2 or above (or acceptable alternatives), including English Language.
This programme is assessed through the use of practical synoptic assessments, online exams, and the completion of a practical handbook.
Successful completion of all the elements of this programme will lead to progression to a core skills specific programme in either joinery, decorating, or brickwork.
A qualification at Level 1 will lead to an opportunities at Level 2 and then to a successful career in the construction industry.
You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions as a minimum requirement. All other safety equipment will be provided on an as and when needed basis.