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ProQual - Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  ProQual (ProQual). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (ProQual) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit ProQual web site

What is the ProQual - Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course?

Category: OnSite

Level: Beginner

The ProQual Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills provides an introduction to the construction industry, it is appropriate for individuals of any age. It is also appropriate for learners interested in learning more about construction jobs like plumbing, painting and decorating, carpentry and plastering

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The specification for these qualifications has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) for use by centres in Northern Ireland.

This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

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Who is the ProQual - Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course designed for?

By choosing to carry out the Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills you must achieve a minimum of 13 credits from any combination of units. A minimum of 8 credits must be achieved at Level 1

What subjects does the ProQual - Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course cover?

Candidates must achieve a minimum of 13 credits from any combination of units. A minimum of 8 credits must be achieved at Level 1

Unit Ref
Title
Unit Level
Credit Value
GLH
A/602/1314
Introducing finishing skills
Entry 3220
D/602/1323
Introducing brickwork skills
Entry 3
220
J/602/1638
Introducing bench joinery skills
Entry 3
220
K/602/1308
Introducing rain water goods
Entry 3
215
L/602/1317
Introducing levelling in construction
Entry 3
215
L/602/1320
Introducing pipework skills
Entry 3
220
R/602/1304
Introducing cabinet making skills
Entry 3
218
T/602/1635
Introducing site carpentry skills
Entry 3
219
Y/602/1322
Introducing paint finishing skills
Entry 3
216
A/602/1328
Developing site carpentry skills
1432
A/602/1362
Developing blockwork skills
1433
D/602/1354
Developing quoin skills
1436
F/602/1363
Developing rendering skills
1432
H/602/1341
Developing hand plane skills
1436
J/602/1333
Developing cabinet making skills
1434
J/602/1350
Developing brickwork skills
1434
J/602/1364
Developing plastering skills
1432
K/602/1339
Developing hand tool maintenance skills
1432
K/602/1356
Developing paint finishing skills
1436
L/602/1334
Developing flooring skills
1436
L/602/1348
Developing skills in fitted interiors
1432
M/602/1343
Developing pipework skills
1432
M/602/1357
Developing surface preparation skills
1436
M/602/1360
Developing hardwood finishing skills
1435
T/602/1330
Developing bench joinery skills
1437
T/602/1358
Developing papering skills
1434
T/602/2056
Developing tiling skills
1436
Y/602/1336
Developing partitioning skills
1434
D/602/1337
Expanding cabinet making skills
2110
D/602/2665
Expanding plastering skills
2110
H/602/1310
Expanding paint finishing skills
2110
L/602/1365
Expanding site carpentry skills
2110
L/602/2662
Expanding rendering skills
2110
R/602/1321
Expanding brickwork skills
2110
A/505/6814
Expanding pipework skills
2110
R/602/1349
Expanding bench joinery skills
2110

How is the ProQual - Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course assessed?

This qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidates skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.

The qualification must be assessed in line with the Justice Sector Qualifications Strategy and must be internally assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include:

  • observation report by assessor
  • assignments/projects/reports
  • professional discussion
  • witness testimony
  • candidate product
  • worksheets
  • record of oral and written questioning
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
ProQual - Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills course dates and locations