Building Skills - Building Futures
The Preston Vocational Centre is an inclusive learning environment which aims to provide all young people with skills and qualifications so as to allow them to progress in their future adult working lives.
“Taster” courses for Year 9 pupils:
Bench Joinery
BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Construction
This qualification is primarily aimed at the 14-16 year olds (yr 10, 11), although available to other age groups as well.
The students will undertake practical studies in Bricklaying, Carpentry, and Painting & Decorating. Duration two years – 1 x ½ day session
Qualifications Available
BTEC Level 1 Award in Construction
BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Construction
BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Construction
C Skills B.C.O
Building Maintenance
Maths & English
Coming soon!
Develop your basic DIY skills
Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Card
Labourers - Green Card
This flexible course will cover all aspects of Health and Safety for any specific construction occupation. The CSCS Card is set up to help the construction industry improve quality and reduce accidents. Courses running throughout the year for groups of 6-8 people.