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City and Guilds - Construction Skills


This qualification provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and covers essential skills in the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry, joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, construction operations, wall and floor tiling, electrical and plumbing.

How will I be assessed

Each unit is assessed via practical assignments, and there is an optional e-assessment available.

What will I learn

The qualifications cover a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Wall and Floor Tiling
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Construction Operations
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical

Skills and Knowledge

The phases cover the following trade areas:

Phase 1: Generic Units, Bricklaying, Joinery

Phase 2: Wall and Floor Tiling, Construction, Operations, Painting and Decorating

Phase 3: Carpentry

Phase 4: Plastering, Plumbing, Electrical

Further Support

City and Guilds construction apprenticeship qualification

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