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Level 1

Ascentis Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Employment in the Construction Industries


This course is the perfect starting point for a career in construction. You will gain a broad understanding of the basics of construction and a range of practical skills and knowledge. The course covers an introduction to general construction, health and safety plus an overview of carpentry, brickwork, plastering, decorating and tiling.

Key Features:

  • Study in our purpose-built Construction and
  • Trades Centre
  • Workshop facilities mirror real industry practice,
  • using industry-standard tools
  • Industry-experienced tutors
  • Opportunity for work experience


To join this Level 1 Certificate course, you must have completed a secondary school education and be between 16-19 years old. A satisfactory six week review is in place for all students and ability to read, write and perform basic measuring/ Mathematics is essential.

Please contact us if you are unsure which Level to apply for.


If you want to find out more about what Brigton MET has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.