Level 1 Introductory Certificate in Basic Construction Skills

The Introductory Certificate in Basic Construction Skills qualification has been designed to provide basic training in construction skills for those seeking employment or knowledge in the construction industry. They are suitable for use with learners who have no previous experience or knowledge of the construction craft skills. The course provides understanding of particular crafts and offers a suitable progression route unto higher qualifications in related crafts.

The course cover the following content;


  • Transferring levels in plumbing
  • Working with non-manipulative compression fittings
  • Copper pipe bending and jointing
  • Connecting plastic fittings to a cold water cistern and central heating header tank

Electrical Installation

  • Connection of flex to common apparatus
  • Installing a one way lighting circuit
  • 13 amp switched socket wired in ring main
  • Trunking
Start Dates: Please call 0208 507 7288 or email info@lctve.co.uk for dates
Course  & Qualification: Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills
Duration: 12 Weeks
Price: £750


On completion of the course we follow up with our students on their next step. Our dedicated career advisors go through all the options that are available to the individual candidate for career development. We assess and help to identify further training needs if relevant or assist them to find work. Our next step activities include but are not limited to;

  • Help with writing their CV
  • Interviewing tips and practice
  • Training candidates on how to use electronic media for work search activities
  • Referrals and Introductions to partner and associate companies for work trails, apprenticeships and employment
  • Identifying and enrolling candidates on relevant courses top further improve employability skills
  • Providing free introduction courses to building enterprises and setting up small businesses
  • Introducing relevant candidates to partner and associate companies for further enterprise assistance and funding

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