Who is this qualification for?
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment or support a learner’s role in the workplace. It is designed to support learners to develop and progress their skills, either within a specialist function or across a variety of trades. This qualification can also prepare learners to progress to a higher-level construction-based qualification.
This qualification includes the following pathways, with each containing mandatory and optional content:
• Pathway A – Painting and Decorating
• Pathway B – Bricklaying
• Pathway C – Carpentry
• Pathway D – Plastering
• Pathway E – Tiling
• Pathway F – Multi-trade
How long will it take?
The total qualification time for each specilst pathway is 140 hours, of which 105 are recommended as guided learning hours.
The total qualification time for the multi-trade pathway is 170 hours, of which 130 are recommended as guided learning hours.
This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence that will also be internally quality assured by the centre.