City and Guilds Pre-Apprentice Construction - Level 1 (January 2018)

This course is aimed at students looking to enter the construction industry.  The subjects will prepare you for a range of trades within the industry, with health and safety, team-working and employability skills at the core of the course.

Course content

  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Wet trades
  • CSCS preparation and testing 

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • This course has no formal entry requirements.  However, applicants will be interviewed and given a short practical test to determine suitability for the course.
  • Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but have relevant life and/or work experience.

Selection process

Progression routes

  • After successfully completing the course and having received a satisfactory reference from your lecturers you will be accepted for the National progression Award in Construction at level 5.
  • Successfully completing the course will place you in a better position to find employment.  Each of the industries have a selection test that must be achieved before progressing onto possible employment within the industries listed below
  • Carpentry and joinery apprenticeship supported by CITB
  • Plumbing apprenticeship supported by SNIPEF
  • Electrical apprenticeship supported by SECTT

SCQF level


Start date

22 January 2018


19 Week(s)

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

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