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    Ideal if: you would like an introduction to the construction industry and try a variety of construction skills with the aim of progressing towards an apprenticeship of Level 2 qualification.

    You’ll learn: brickwork, joinery, wall and floor tiling, construction operations, painting and decorating, carpentry, plastering, plumbing and electrical.

    Expect: to develop your English and maths skills, as well as take part in work-related activities to enable progression on to a Level 2 qualification.

    You’ll love: our purpose-built construction centres, which will help you gain experience and grow your confidence.

    This course is an introduction to the construction industry, allowing learners to access and experience a range of trade specific tasks. It is a fantastic opportunity for learners to progress either into an apprenticeship or our Level 2 Construction course.

    Career options - Bricklayer, Carpenter, Plasterer, Maintenance operative.

    You will need to provide your own safety boots to wear in the workshops.  All other personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided.



At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.