The City & Guilds 6219-07 Multi-Skills Level 1 Construction Diploma is a one-year programme for learners who wish to enter the construction industry.
There are no formal entry requirements. You will be required to complete an interview with one of our construction trade tutors. During the interview, you will need to demonstrate an interest in learning more about construction with a view to progressing to training or work in the industry.
You will gain experience of the different skills in a variety of construction pathways including bricklaying, carpentry & joinery, painting & decorating and plastering. On successful completion of the programme, you will have the opportunity to progress to a Level 2 qualification, apprenticeship or further training in your chosen construction trade.
Practical workshop assessments and portfolio of evidence
You could progress on to study the City & Guilds L2 Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment. Alternatively, you could progress into apprenticeship training or employment in the construction industry.
01 August 2024 - 31 July 2025
Production managers and directors in construction direct and co-ordinate resources for the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works including houses, flats, factories, roads and runways, bridges, tunnels and railway works, harbour, dock and marine works and water supply, drainage and sewage works.
Building and civil engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist civil and building engineers.
Job holders in this unit group manage and oversee major construction and civil engineering projects and major building contracts for quality of work, safety, timeliness and completion within budget; forecast travel patterns and develop strategies for managing the impact of traffic-related demand.
Inspectors of standards and regulations undertake investigations and inspections to verify and ensure compliance with acts, regulations and other requirements in respect of: buildings; weights, measures and trade descriptions; the installation and safety of electrical, gas and water supplies and equipment; marine pollution, shipsâ€™ structures, equipment and accommodation; the treatment of animals; the operation of commercial vehicles; the welfare, health and safety in factories and all work sites subject to the provisions in the Factory Acts.
Bricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.
Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fittings used in internal and external frameworks and cut, shape, fit and assemble wood to make templates, jigs, scale models and scenic equipment for theatres.
Job holders in this unit group cover roofs and exterior walls with felting, sheeting, slates, tiles and thatch to provide a waterproof surface.
Job holders in this unit group install pre-glazed wooden, metal or PVC framework, and cut, fit and set glass in windows, doors, shop fronts, and other structural frames.
Floorers and wall tilers lay composition mixtures (other than mastic asphalt) to form flooring, plan, fit and secure carpet, underlay and linoleum and cover and decorate walls and floors with terrazzo and granolithic mixtures, tiles and mosaic panels.
Those working in this unit group apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other protective and decorative materials to interior and exterior walls and surfaces, paint designs on wood, glass, metal, plastics and other materials, and stain, wax and french polish wood surfaces by hand.
Jobholders in this unit group assemble, install, maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, heating and ventilating systems and pipes and pipeline systems in commercial, residential and industrial premises and public buildings.
Electricians and electrical fitters assemble parts in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, and install, maintain, and repair electrical plant, machinery, appliances and wiring.
Those working in construction and building trades undertake a variety of tasks in the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of buildings, steeples, industrial chimneys and other tall structures, and of underwater structures.
Steel erectors fit and erect structural metal framework for buildings and other structures such as metal chimneys.
Plasterers apply plaster and cement mixtures to walls and ceilings, fix fibrous sheets and cast and fix ornamental plasterwork to the interior or exterior of buildings.
Construction and building trades supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in construction and building trades.
Workers in this unit group operate insulating equipment, fix plasterboard or dry linings to ceilings and walls, help construct, maintain, repair and demolish buildings and clean and resurface eroded stonework, lay, join and examine pipe sections for drainage, gas, water or similar piping systems and carry out a variety of other construction operative tasks.
Job holders in this unit group erect and dismantle scaffolding and working platforms, set up lifting equipment and shipsâ€™ rigging, maintain and repair steeples, industrial chimneys and other tall structures and install, maintain and repair ropes, wires and cables.
Rail construction and maintenance operatives lay, re-lay, repair and examine railway track and maintain surrounding areas.
Road construction operatives construct, repair and maintain roads and lay paving slabs and kerbstones to form pavements and street gutters.