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Construction Course


Construction Training Courses

Course Description
The Construction Qualification is aimed at candidates who want to work in various trades of the Construction sector. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Construction sector. It also contributes knowledge and understanding towards the related Level 1 Award / Certificate / Diploma in Basic Construction Skills.
In addition to this Nova’s Headstart programme can also help you with the following;
• Training to prepare you for college or to get an apprenticeship or a job
• Help with employability skills such as, CV writing and interview skills
• Work experience placements


Course Content
Headstart is for anyone who has left school and is aged 16-18 or those aged 19-24 who have Learning Difficulties and/or disabilities. The programme is predominantly at level 1 but can include level 2 skills and qualifications. Choose from 5 of the following trades to make up your diploma Level 1 in Construction:
• Brickwork
• Carpentry
• Painting & Decorating
• Plastering                                                     
• Plumbing                               


English and Maths
English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.
We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.


Entry Requirements
Must be aged 16 to 18 and you don't need any previous experience in the industry already


Continuous on-course assessment of assignments and practical sessions in Nova Training’s own workshops


Future Opportunities
Progress to higher education, apprenticeship and employment opportunities in the construction industry.


Education, Health & Care Plan
At Nova training we aim to provide training and education for all who can benefit from it, including those with Education, Health & Care Plan. Nova Training believes that all people are of equal value and seeks to promote positive attitudes towards diversity and to eliminate discrimination.


An EHCP replaces Statements of special educational needs (SSEN) and Learning Difficulties Assessments for children and young people with special educational needs.


If you have an EHC Plan or disability and you would like to know more about what we offer at Nova Training, please email us at highneeds@novatraining.co.uk





This activity is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.


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