Level 1 Diploma

Construction Multi-skills


The Level 1 Diploma is aimed at those who want to develop their skills in property maintenance and who are interested in progressing onto a trade qualification in the future. To access this course you first need to register your interest with the charity Building Heroes. They will provide you with information on how to submit an application and then place you on the next available cohort.

We’re excited to be involved in the Advanced Construction Training (ACT) project, which aims to develop digital skills in construction across Cheshire.

You will gain skills in:

  • Bricklaying
  • Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Wall Tiling
  • Laminate Flooring
  • Asbestos Awareness Training

How long will the course take?

  • 5 weeks

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Whilst you don’t need any formal qualifications, you must have served in the Armed Forces

What qualifications will I gain?

  • Level 1 Diploma in Construction Multi-skills
  • Level 1 Award in Health and Safety
  • You will also be given the opportunity to obtain a CSCS Card which will allow you to obtain the Green Card. This will give you access to building sites as a general labourer

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Labourer
  • Property Maintenance Operative
  • Handyman
  • Bricklayer
  • Plasterer
  • Joiner
  • Painter
  • Tiler

Building heroes work with a variety of employers to try to find vacancies for the right candidate.