This course is for students who want to work as a multi-skilled operative in the construction industry. As well as bricklaying, painting and decorating, and carpentry and joinery, there are also opportunities to become a site agent, contracts manager or self-employed contract operator. This course provides you with the practical skills you need in order to gain a working knowledge of construction trades, allowing you to build a successful career within the industry.
Maintenance Operations is made up of a framework which includes: Roof repairs – repair roof sheeting and cladding systems and understand how to repair and maintain built up bituminous roofing; Plumbing repairs and replacement - understand methods for repairing and renewing plumbing components, sink and sanitary ware, rainwater systems and flashings; Painting and decorating – learn the methods for hanging standard paper wall coverings and learn how to prepare background surfaces for tiling, painting and decorating; Carpentry repairs and replacement - understand working methods for carpentry repairs and be able to remove and repair timber work, fencing and ironmongery; Brickwork repairs and replacement – understand methods for repairing and replacing damaged bricks; Block paving - learn the skills required to block pave and be able to lay bricks and blocks; Plastering patch and repairs – understand methods for repairing and renewing plastered surfaces and be able to remove and replace plastered surfaces; Rain water drainage systems; Maths functional skill Level 1 and English functional skill Level 1. There will also be opportunities to improve your English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop the skills employers are looking for.
Upon completion of this course, you will have a good foundation for future career opportunities and will be able to progress to a Level 2 qualification in a specific trade.
Applicants will be assessed and interviewed where they need to demonstrate that they can cover the range of skills required. You will also be required to attend a Course Introduction Meeting.
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More info: There are no course fees for students under the age of 19. For students who are aged above 19, fee may be payable. Price may vary depending on individual circumstances.
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