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Construction Plant Operative Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


For learners working in the construction industry operating plant and equipment. Covering excavators, telehandlers, dumpers and compaction, the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plant Operations (Construction) enables you to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding; and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment. You will work towards an End Point Assessment to achieve a range of core knowledge, skills and behaviours as shown in the standard. You will be guided by an occupationally-competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your apprenticeship. Please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment team for more information on 0330 123 4785 or apprenticeships@cornwall.ac.uk for more information.

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BTEC Level 1 Construction Diploma with Plant Operations

Level 1 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The Construction Industry is a growing sector in the UK. There are over 3000 Construction companies based in Cornwall alone, employing 30,000 workers. In the last 5 years over £2 billion has been spent on Construction projects in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, with a further £1.3 billion to be invested over the next few years. There will always be a need for skilled workers within this sector. The BTEC Level 1 in Construction is aimed at those with little or no experience in construction. It is your starting point to an interesting and varied career within the Construction Industry. Learners will produce a portfolio of work, delivered through both theory and practical sessions. These practical sessions will take place in our fully equipped workshop. You will also gain plant operating experience by driving our machines on our purpose built site. The aim of this course is to; Help develop the learners range of skills and techniques Give learners confidence in operating plant machinery Achieve a nationally recognised qualification Progress into employment within the Construction Sector Progress onto related vocational qualifications In addition to the course, we also give our learners the opportunity to work towards gaining their CSCS Labourers Card (Green Card). This is an industry recognised qualification, which will allow learners to progress into employment, an apprenticeship or onto the next level course to help gain further qualifications including Level 2 Plant Operations here at Duchy College.

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Construction Plant Operations

Level 1 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Plant operations is the broad term referring to the operation and driving of heavy plant equipment such as, excavators, dumpers, rollers and telescopic handlers to name a few. Groundworks is the specific job role of preparing the ground using some of these machines within a construction, civil engineering, roads, railways or landscaping project. In order to work on a construction site you will need to gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) certification. On top of that you will gain tickets to prove you are skilled and experienced in operating and maintaining a wide range of specialist large plant machinery. To work in the industry you will need to achieve the Level 2 qualification. This one-year introductory qualification is ideal for those wanting to progress onto the Level 2 course. You’ll learn how to operate and drive a wide range of plant machinery through practical instruction sessions with the specialist machinery and equipment we have on our campuses. You will undertake practical training in plant operating skills on an approved CPCS test site. You will also need to supply or purchase your own PPE and contribute towards CSCS and CPCS test costs.

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Construction Multiskills With Plant Operations Options Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


NOCN Cskills Awards Level 1 Diploma in Construction Multiskills with Plant Operations options. The construction industry is a growing sector in the UK. There are over 3000 construction companies based in Cornwall, alone; employing 30,000 workers. In the last 5 years over £2 billion has been spent on construction projects in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, with a further £1.3 billion to be invested over the next few years. There will always be a need for skilled workers within this sector. The Level 1 Diploma in Construction Multiskills is aimed at those with little or no experience in construction. It is your starting point to an interesting and varied career within the construction industry. Learners will be assessed using a combination of internally set and assessed units, and externally set and assessed units. The aim of this course is to: • Help develop the learner’s range of skills and techniques • Build confidence • Achieve a nationally recognised qualification • Progress into employment within the construction sector • Progress onto related vocational qualifications In addition to the course, we also give our learners the opportunity to work towards gaining their CSCS Labourer card (Green Card). This is an industry-recognised qualification, which will allow learners to progress into employment, an apprenticeship or onto the next level course to help gain further qualifications. You will need to supply or purchase your own PPE and contribute towards CSCS test costs.

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Construction Driver Training

Level 2 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Plant operations is the broad term referring to the operation and driving of heavy plant equipment such as, excavators, dumpers, rollers and telescopic handlers to name a few. Groundworks is the specific job role of preparing the ground using some of these machines within a construction, civil engineering, roads, railways or landscaping project. In order to work on a construction site you will need to gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) certification. On top of that you will gain tickets to prove you are skilled and experienced in operating and maintaining a wide range of specialist large plant machinery. To work in the industry you will need to achieve the Level 2 qualification. On this Level 2 course, you will learn how to operate a variety of equipment including excavators, forklifts, dumpers and road rollers.

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Cookers (CKR1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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LPG Training: Changeover from Natural Gas (CONGLP1/PD)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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HNC Construction and the Built Environment

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you would like to pursue a career in sustainable construction giving you an insight into building surveying, building control, quantity surveying, civil engineering, structural engineering or construction management. This introductory qualification gives you the opportunity to study a focussed selection of traditional and contemporary construction and civil engineering subjects, informed by the needs of industry. It will cover a targeted range of contemporary vocational skills; for example utilising the latest equipment and techniques for surveying, setting out, construction drawing and the sustainable use of building materials; thus enabling you to make an immediate contribution when employed in the construction sector. On completion of the programme you will be more versatile, more employable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn in an effective manner, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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Bench Joinery Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course will give you opportunities for work both locally and if you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your Joinery skills far beyond the level 2 and give you a more advanced understanding of building construction along with the part a Bench Joiner plays in the manufacture of building components and how they fit into the construction of all sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a Joinery workshop. All of our training takes place in our state of the art joinery workshop to add a bit more work realism to the course that reflects the equipment available in industry. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry as bench joiners.

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Plumbing Studies Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you enjoy getting hands on and have your sights set on becoming a plumber, then this is the course for you and will be your next step after level 1 to further your career in the construction industry. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work on a range of pipes and systems. You’ll be looking at everything: cloakrooms, appliances, cylinders, boilers and bathrooms. Basically any plumbing installation you find in a house you’ll be studying it and developing all of the essential skills you need as a plumber, carrying out maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit. We also have a strong partnership with the plumbing industry in our area, so employers know a plumbing qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a plumber. So, if you’re a bit of a hands on person and want a career in construction, this is the best next step after level 1. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about advancing your knowledge gained in level 1 for and developing your essential skills even more. You’ll be learning from experienced plumbing and heating engineers, who are there to give you the very best next step to your career.

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Plastering Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Plastering is an essential finishing trade within the construction industry. Plastering tasks can be varied and consist of: Internal Plaster Finishes External render Finishes Screeding floors. Installing Sheet Materials You could in time progress within the industry and deal with more specialist materials like: Specialist External Insulation Systems Venetian Plasters Flowing Screeds Design Screeds. If you have an eye for detail you will excel in the plastering trade.

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Plumbing Studies Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This Level 2 one-year course will ensure you are fully knowledgeable in all plumbing and heating systems. To become a fully qualified plumber, most people start here. We offer both full-time study and apprenticeship options for you to train to be a professional plumber. If choosing the full-time route you must complete the Level 2 and 3 qualifications, which will take two years. We also offer a Level 1 introductory year if you do not have the required grades to start at Level 2. Often called upon in an emergency, if you can fix a leaking pipe, mend a broken toilet, or repair a central heating system, you will be hailed a hero. An experienced plumber should have the ability to work in a variety of different environments and during your time with us we will teach you the practical, hands-on skills and industry legislation to enable you to do this, either as an employee or running your own business.

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Introduction to Plumbing Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to plumbing. The course covers the basics of plumbing and will give you the best start to produce pipework joints to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Plumbing Skills' you will be able to construct simple pipework joints.

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Introduction to Bricklaying Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to bricklaying. This course gives you the basics of bricklaying and the best start to produce basic brick and block walls to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Bricklaying' you will be able to construct simple stretcher bond walls and quoins.

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Introduction to Plastering Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to plastering. The course gives you the basics of plastering and the best start to produce small areas of finishing plaster a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Plastering' you will be able to plaster small areas and internal and external corners.

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Saturday Skills - Introduction to Woodworking Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to working with wood. The course covers the basics of woodworking and will give you the best start to create simple wood joints to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Woodworking Skills' you will be able to construct fundamental wood joints.

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LPG Gas Training: Residential Park Homes (CONGLP1/RPH)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Improving Bricklaying Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is for anyone that had successfully completed the 'Developing Bricklaying' course. The course includes a recognised qualification where you will demonstrate your skill through formal assessment. It will enable you to carry out larger jobs at home or in the garden or it could be the first stage of progression to your new career.

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LPG Gas Training: Residential Park Homes (CONGLP1/RPH)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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LPG Training: Changeover from Natural Gas (CONGLP1/PD)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Construction Driver Training

Level 2 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Plant operations is the broad term referring to the operation and driving of heavy plant equipment such as, excavators, dumpers, rollers and telescopic handlers to name a few. Groundworks is the specific job role of preparing the ground using some of these machines within a construction, civil engineering, roads, railways or landscaping project. In order to work on a construction site you will need to gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) certification. On top of that you will gain tickets to prove you are skilled and experienced in operating and maintaining a wide range of specialist large plant machinery. To work in the industry you will need to achieve the Level 2 qualification. On this Level 2 course, you will learn how to operate a variety of equipment including excavators, forklifts, dumpers and road rollers.

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Developing Plastering Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Plastering' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your plastering skills. It will help you to carry out small jobs at home or it will be a great stepping stone to a new career as a plasterer. These courses will be condensed into 5 weeks with an attendance from 9.00am-4.00pm with a 30 minute break. If you have any further enquiries please contact us.

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Introduction to Bricklaying Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to bricklaying. This course gives you the basics of bricklaying and the best start to produce basic brick and block walls to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Bricklaying' you will be able to construct simple stretcher bond walls and quoins.

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Developing Woodworking Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Woodworking Skills' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your woodworking skills further. It will help you to carry out small jobs at home or it will be a great stepping stone to a career change. These courses will be condensed into 5 weeks with an attendance from 9.00am-4.00pm with a 30 minute break. If you have any further enquiries please contact us.

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Saturday Skills - Developing Pipework (Plumbing)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT! Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers. Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate. Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills. Developing Pipework (Plumbing): Introduction to basic tools and their uses, cutting and soldering copper pipe, how to bend copper pipe, using capillary fittings, how to replace tap washers and pressure test a system, waste pipe assembly, checking and replacing radiators, how to install a washing machine and more. Great course for beginners. A lot more practical work than I was expecting and the option to progress is great.” Philip Barrett “I really enjoyed it, learnt so much. Great to be taught by experienced tradesmen and learning tricks of the trade from him. Feel confident to leave the course and to skim and render to good standard. Would thoroughly recommend this course.” Geoff Hodge “Brilliant course, I really enjoyed it and learnt do much more than expected. Good atmosphere and environment to learn in, the teacher was excellent, always offering advice and helping. Would definitely recommend to anyone and I’m very keen to learn other things now. It has given me the confidence to go and try different skills. I’m very pleased that I did the course, its well worth the money.” Adam Burt “I have now attended two ‘Saturday Skills’ Courses this year and wanted to convey how much I have enjoyed these courses. I attended the ‘Brick & Blockwork’ course where I found the demonstrations excellent and the atmosphere friendly. The help and support was both informative and encouraging. This autumn I have attended the ‘Developing Pipework (Plumbing)’ course. This was a very enjoyable experience. Each student was able to tailor the course to their own requirements. The comprehensive discussions and demonstrations were excellent and as each student carried out their own exercises and small projects, Claude provided great support and feedback. I’m looking forward to attending the ‘Bench Joinery’ Course next!” Martyn Pennington

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Developing Bricklaying Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Bricklaying' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your bricklaying skills. It will enable you to carry out small jobs at home or in the garden or it will be a great stepping stone to a new career.

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Saturday Skills - Developing Pipework (Plumbing)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT! Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers. Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate. Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills. Developing Pipework (Plumbing): Introduction to basic tools and their uses, cutting and soldering copper pipe, how to bend copper pipe, using capillary fittings, how to replace tap washers and pressure test a system, waste pipe assembly, checking and replacing radiators, how to install a washing machine and more.

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Domestic Gas Safety (CCN1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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HNC Construction and the Built Environment

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you would like to pursue a career in sustainable construction giving you an insight into building surveying, building control, quantity surveying, civil engineering, structural engineering or construction management. This introductory qualification gives you the opportunity to study a focussed selection of traditional and contemporary construction and civil engineering subjects, informed by the needs of industry. It will cover a targeted range of contemporary vocational skills; for example utilising the latest equipment and techniques for surveying, setting out, construction drawing and the sustainable use of building materials; thus enabling you to make an immediate contribution when employed in the construction sector. On completion of the programme you will be more versatile, more employable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn in an effective manner, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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Plastering Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Plastering is an essential finishing trade within the construction industry. Plastering tasks can be varied and consist of internal plaster finishes and external render finishes. You could in time, progress within the industry and deal with more specialist materials like: Specialist external insulation systems Venetian plasters Flowing screeds Design screeds If you have an eye for detail you will excel in the plastering trade.

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications: Boats (CONGLP1/B)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you are Interested in working in a fast-moving and varied sector, then Property Maintenance may be the profession for you. The first thing you will notice about this course is that it is about practical learning – you will be spending a lot of time in our workshop taking part on hands on learning as you develop skills across a number of trades. You will be looking at everything: From carpentry, plumbing, plastering, electrical, tiling and learn about external building repairs. You will study and develop all the essential skills you need as a Property Maintenance Operative, carrying out maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course. Our workshops feature up to date industry-standard equipment for each discipline. We have a proven track record with construction related trades and are the preferred provider of construction courses in the area, employers know a construction qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills for the industry. So, if you have good problem-solving skills and you work well with your hands, this is the best place to start. A level 2 apprenticeship in Property Maintenance will give you all the skills, knowledge and behaviours to carry out your maintenance role to a high standard; whether it is in a care home, hospital, school, commercial premises, holiday park, town council or any of the other numerous possibilities. You will be learning from experienced construction professionals who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications: Boats (CONGLP1/B)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Introduction to Plumbing

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our skillful team here at Cornwall College, This short intensive course is ideal for those of you who want some basic introductory plumbing skills. It is an ideal for individuals who want to gain an insight into plumbing, maybe with a view to progressing further and achieving qualifications.

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Fires (HTR1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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Bricklaying apprenticeship Level 2

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Could not see yourself in an office? Enjoy working outside? This could be the course for you. This course is a great start your career as a bricklayer. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work on a range of materials and tools. Which will be supported by theory lessons to underpin your knowledge. A Level 2 apprenticeship course, this is all about advancing your knowledge in the bricklaying industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from experienced and professional bricklayers, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. We do everything in our workshop: from brick to block work, line work, piers, corners, one brick thick walls, cavity walls, arches and much more. We work very closely with employers to make sure you will have the right skills and knowledge to support local needs and keep you working! Please watch the video on how to roll and lay mortar The average?Bricklayer?salary in United Kingdom is £39,098 per year or £20.05 per hour. Entry level positions start at £23,414 per year while most experienced workers make up to £52,000 per year. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working site. We also have a strong partnership with the local businesses, so you will be learning what the market needs. We work closely with your employer to support you in your travel to be a great tradesperson.

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Furniture Making Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 2 qualification is the ideal starting point if you want to pursue a career as a furniture designer and maker, with a particular focus on wood craft. If you have a creative soul with practical ability, a course in furniture making may be an ideal route to a rewarding career. Furniture design is a specialised field where function and fashion collide. Furniture has evolved and changed with the times, some styles have remained constant throughout the years, while others have drastically changed or become obsolete. We offer two ways to train in furniture design and making, either full-time at college or part-time as an apprentice. You may wish to start full-time and build your skills and confidence before moving on to an apprenticeship. Whatever your prior knowledge or experience, we can offer you a starting point on the road to a creative and rewarding career. If you do decide to take the apprenticeship route you will work with an employer in the furniture making sector, while attending college on a day release basis. If you are interested in the apprenticeship route, our recruitment team can help you get started.

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Site Carpentry Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course could change your life it’s an active well paid job your after and you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your carpentry skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a carpenter plays in the construction of al sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a construction related work place, this could be on a large construction site putting up timber frame, you could specialise in fitting kitchens for a local diy store or you could work on a film set for the latest blockbuster in Hollywood!. All of our training takes place in a construction related environment and with carpentry you’ll be working on your own timber frame house either in our large workshops or outside to add a bit more site realism to the course. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry.

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Site Carpentry Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The level 3 Site Carpentry qualification are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills that can lead to meaningful employment in the construction industry as a site carpenter. This qualification will also open doors to employment across the world in place such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada. You will also be able to access university courses on completion of this course as past leaners have gone on to become site managers, project managers and Architects.

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Occupational Work Supervision Level 3 (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Supervisory Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision (Residential Development) OSAT

Level 4 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Black Senior Manager Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Occupational Work Supervision Level 3 (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Supervisory Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision (Residential Development) OSAT

Level 4 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Black Senior Manager Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Diploma in Furniture, Furnishings and Interiors

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification enables learners to develop the foundation knowledge and skills required for employment, apprenticeships or further study to support career progression. It allows learners to experience a range of vocational areas such as making and finishing furniture; making soft furnishings or upholstery; using portable power tools; working with and machining wood and fitting interiors such as kitchens, bathrooms and offices. This experience enables learners to make informed choices about the specific areas of the industry they would wish to further develop as they pursue career aspirations.

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Bricklaying Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Could not see yourself in an office? Enjoy working outside? This could be the course for you. This course is a great start or to advance your career as a bricklayer. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work on a range of materials and tools. This will support your in advancing you knowledge and your employability As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about advancing your knowledge to the bricklaying industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from experienced and professional bricklayers, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. We do everything in our workshop: from brick to block work, line work, piers, corners, one brick thick walls, cavity walls, arches, render and finish plastering and much more! As you more up course levels these units will get more complicated as you progress through the course. L2 will give you knowledge of industry standards Please watch the video on how to roll and lay mortar The average?Bricklayer?salary in United Kingdom is £39,098 per year or £20.05 per hour. Entry level positions start at £23,414 per year while most experienced workers make up to £52,000 per year. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working site. We also have a strong partnership with the local businesses, so while you’re on this course push yourself you stand a great chance of getting an apprenticeship. Employers will ask us for feedback from The Cornwall College Group. Want to push yourself and try to find employment this is the best place to start.

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Introduction to Carpentry

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our experts at Cornwall College St Austell for this short intensive course, it is ideal for those of you who want some introductory carpentry skills. This is a great hands on course covering a range of very useful carpentry skills. It is also an ideal course for anyone who is contemplating undertaking a carpentry qualification.

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Carpentry and Joinery Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you are interested in working in the construction industry, specifically learning a wood trade we offer a choice of specialist training, in bench joinery and site carpentry. Site carpentry focuses on woodwork essential to a construction site, and includes fitting ­flooring, roofing frame installation, partition wall construction and stair building. Bench joinery is predominantly more workshop based, where you make and prepare materials for installation on a construction site. This Level 1 course is an ideal introduction to working with wood in the construction industry if you have no prior knowledge or understanding of the trade. We offer specialist training and qualifications in both bench joinery and site carpentry. There is opportunity to cross over between the two disciplines if you start down one path but then decide it is not right for you. Please note: As part of your course you may be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

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Construction Multi-Skills Level 1

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


If you’re not sure of what you want to do but think it might be in construction, then this is the starter course for you. The course has been designed to give you time to try three different trade areas, Carpentry, Bricklaying and Plumbing. You will also develop your confidence, team skills, maths, communication, Health & Safety and employability skills. We will also revisit British values, Equality & Diversity, and Prevent. Extra-curricular activities will be organised to ensure we have fun along the way. In carpentry you will learn how to handle tools safely and construct halving joints, housing joints and framing joints. In bricklaying you will learn how to set out for brick and block walls, tiling, and concreting. In plumbing you will learn how to bend and join copper pipe, plastic pipe and steal pipe using a variety of jointing methods. Your course will be supported by Maths and English to ensure you are not only employable but meet the criteria to embark on your next course. You will also engage with a work experience programme to show you are ready for the workplace or identify any training required to ensure you understand the requirements of the workplace. You will develop your use and knowledge of a variety of tools and how to maintain them. Your time-keeping and work ethic will be monitored from day one and should you need additional support this will be provided. This Level 1 course is all about introducing you to the construction industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from experienced trade professionals and instructors, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

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Construction Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Bicton College


Land based, work based plant operations Level 1 is the course if you want an overall introduction to the construction industry and most importantly heavy plant operations. You will have the opportunity to carry out a number of construction tasks using plant ranging from 1.5 ton mini excavators up to 14 ton 360 degree tracked excavators and if that’s not enough you will also receive introductory training using 6 ton high vis forward tipping dumpers and telescopic handlers. Literally getting in at ground level, gaining the experience to develop your skills before progressing on to the level 2 course and gaining your CPCS certificate for professional operators. During the course you will be trained and given the opportunity to gain your CPCS operators Health and safety card which is the first step and an essential requirement to gain access and open door to a host of opportunities in the construction industry. As a trainee operator you will be involved initially in basic excavation trenching etc. then progressing onto more complex excavations for example structural foundations and service boxes. All training will be delivered to the high standards required By the Construction industry training board. Bicton College is in the fortunate position to be in partnership with Holt JCB, this allows students access to the range of the most up to date machines currently available.

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Construction Skills Entry Level

Entry Level • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Love being outside? Enjoy working with your hands? Or you just not sure what path to take in construction? This is the course for you! This will be a great first step into construction. This course is heavily practical based which gives you a great chance to learn a massive range of hand skills which will support you when you move in to the trade area of your choosing. There will be theory lessons to support your practical knowledge as well as working on your Employability skills. The subjects you will have a chance to learn: Bricklaying (brick and block) Plastering (rendering and floating) Wood trades (wood joints) Tilling (walls and floor) Plumbing Painting Through these subjects you will learn how to us correct and safe methods with tools and equipment. Our workshops are set up to deliver all aspect of the course with great space to push yourself and your knowledge. Our teachers and technician have a great wealth knowledge to pass on to you and will push you to find your passion for the trades. Through this course you will have a chance to learn more about yourself and where your interest is.

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Site Carpentry

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course could change your life it’s an active well paid job your after and you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your carpentry skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a carpenter plays in the construction of al sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a construction related work place. All of our training takes place in a construction related environment and with carpentry you’ll be working on your own timber frame house either in our large workshops or outside to add a bit more site realism to the course. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trades people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry.

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Site Carpentry

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course could change your life it’s an active well paid job your after and you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your carpentry skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a carpenter plays in the construction of al sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a construction related work place. All of our training takes place in a construction related environment and with carpentry you’ll be working on your own timber frame house either in our large workshops or outside to add a bit more site realism to the course. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trades people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry.

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Electrical Installation Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Would you like a career in a well-paid, rewarding, exciting and ever changing environment? Are you a problem solver? A team player? Do you have an appetite for new knowledge and a concern for the environment? Do you know your Tesla’s from your Musk’s? And finally, do you relish a challenge? If this has ‘sparked’ your interest then read on! The Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical installation is intended as a Technical Level qualification. The course is specifically designed for those who have completed the Level 2 Intermediate Diploma in Electrical and builds on the skills and knowledge attained. The qualification may also be suitable for other learners, including adults, who are interested in electrical installation and/or are considering a career change. Using up-to-date knowledge and skills, the electrical industry is fast-paced and challenging. The opportunities are boundless, as new technologies and innovations are driving the economic growth in the 21st century. As a fully qualified electrician you could find yourself almost anywhere in the world as the demand for energy efficient power continues to rise. The course entails both theory and practical sessions and caters for all learning styles. Your tutors come from diverse electrical engineering backgrounds ensuring that a mixture of current practice and experience are used throughout the delivery of the topics being covered. Lively discussion, good humoured competition and collaborative activities ensure a wholesome learning environment, where everyone is encouraged and can reach their full potential. A range of interactive, web based resources is also available to support and complement the course content. These resources can also provide a measure of stretch and challenge in addition to providing individual feedback. There will be many ‘light bulb’ moments and much more besides and you will gain a real sense of achievement when that apprenticeship opportunity arrives.

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Furniture Making & Furnishings Certificate

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification enables learners to develop the foundation knowledge and skills required for employment, apprenticeships or further study to support career progression. It allows learners to experience a range of vocational areas such as making and finishing furniture; making soft furnishings or upholstery; using portable power tools; working with and machining wood and fitting interiors such as kitchens, bathrooms and offices. This experience enables learners to make informed choices about the specific areas of the industry they would wish to further develop as they pursue career aspirations.

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Site Carpentry Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you are interested in working in the construction industry, specifically learning a wood trade, we offer bench joinery qualifications at Level 2 and Level 3. Bench joinery is predominantly workshop based, where you make and prepare materials for installation on a construction site. If you have already completed the Level 2 Diploma in Site Joinery and wish to further your skills, then this course is ideal for you. Site carpentry focuses on woodwork essential to a construction site, and includes fitting flooring, roofing frame installation, partition wall construction and stair building.

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Plant Operations - Groundworks Certificate

Level 2 • • Bicton College


This Plant Operations certificate is your gateway to gaining your full professional operators qualification if you want operate heavy plant to the exacting standards of the modern construction site this is the course for you. Once complete and the CPCS test has been passed this is your passport to a career in the construction industry and recognition of your professional operating skills. You will have the opportunity to carry out a number of construction tasks using plant ranging for 1.5 ton mini excavators up to 14 ton 360 degree tracked excavators and if that’s not enough you will also receive industry training using 6 ton High vis forward tipping dumpers and Telescopic handlers. At the end of the 1 year course you will have been assessed on 4 machines to gain your level 2 qualification and given the opportunity to take CPCS tests should you wish. As a trainee operator you will be involved in basic excavation trenching etc. then progressing onto more complex excavations for example structural foundations and service excavations. All training will be delivered to the high standards required By the Construction industry training board. Bicton College is in the fortunate position to be in partnership with Holt JCB, this allows student’s access to the range of the most up to date machines currently available.

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Domestic Gas Package (CCN1, CENWAT, HTR1, CKR1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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