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Construction: Multi-Trade Level 1 (Part Time)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will start in September 2023 and will run over 30 weeks. You will be required to attend two evenings (Tuesday and Thursday) per week . Classes will start at 6pm and finish at 9pm.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required.  A keen interest in DIY and construction and a willingness to learn new skills would be advantageous. Maths will be developed carrying out measurements and working out the volume of materials needed.  Health and Safety is embedded in to every activity.

You will achieve

City & Guilds 6219  Certificate in Multi Trade L1.

Course overview

This course is aimed at adults who would like to enter the construction industry or are looking to carry out home maintenance and DIY to industry standards. Participants will study Plastering, Brickwork, Joinery, Painting & Decorating and tiling for 6 weeks at a time before moving on the next trade. All students will study Health & Safety as party of the course.

This course will help you develop your practical skills in a workshop setting.  At the end of the course learners will have been taught by industry specialists and be able to do basic brickwork, prepare backgrounds for plaster, tiles and paint and carryout surface finishes with all three options.  Learner will also learn basic joinery repairs and be able to select correct tools and materials for a range of domestic repairs.


Course content

You will carry out practical tasks and assessments in the following topics.

  • Health & Safety
  • Bricklaying
  • Plastering
  • Tiling
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Joinery

You will carry out practice tasks that simulate real working environments using industry practice and materials. You will be assessed by completing practical competence based tasks marked against industry tolerances for each trade.

All Personal protective equipment will be supplied.
All tools and materials will be available and match those used in industry.

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

You can continue on to Property Maintenance L2 trade qualification or move on to L2 in Brickwork ,Plastering or Joinery trade qualifications, you can look for employment as a caretaker /handyman or apply to be an adult apprentice.

How much does the course cost?

The course costs £450.  Financial Support may be available.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Construction: Multi-Trade Level 1 (Part Time)

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