City & Guilds Diploma in Multi-skills Level 1

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
02 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade G or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

This course is a fantastic overview of the construction industry offering insight into a variety of trades.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in construction
... You aren’t sure which route to follow
... You’d like theoretical knowledge and practical experience

What will I be doing?

You’ll gain an understanding and some practical experience of the variety of trades in the construction industry, selected from the following:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Painting and decorating
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing

Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops supported by theoretical sessions to provide foundation knowledge and understanding.

You’ll learn basic construction skills and knowledge and undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.

You'll be assessed through practical projects and written assignments and once completed you’ll gain:

  • Level 1 Diploma in Construction Skills
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • English and Maths
  • Skills Activities

What is expected of me?

To enrol on the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade G or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Higher level construction qualifications.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

Where can I study City & Guilds Diploma in Multi-skills Level 1?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 02 September 2024

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All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team