Construction Skills City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

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Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


At The Canterbury Academy, students can join the construction course, which has been designed to help learners understand aspects of the construction and the skills required to work successfully in the industry.  Students will have the opportunity to visit trade sites and will be made aware of the range of employment opportunities that could be available to them.  Learners will also have the opportunity to develop their functional skills.



Learners must achieve a total of 15 credits, 3 credits from the mandatory unit around health and safety in construction, and a minimum of 12 credits from a range of options, including an introduction to the construction industry, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering, woodworking, and bricklaying.

How will it be delivered?

Students are assessed through their coursework and practical work. 

Entry requirements

There are flexible entry requirements for this course.  We will also support students to re-take their GCSE mathematics and or English if required.

Your next steps...


This course will provide students with the support and knowledge for them to gain employment within the construction industry, through apprentice schemes.


The qualification will allow learners to progress to further construction qualifications e.g.:

ยท City and Guilds Level 2 In construction.