Practical Construction Operations
The EAL Level 1 Award in Practical Construction Operations is a Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ).
The content and structure of the qualification has been developed to provide learners with a brief introduction to a trade within the construction industry.
It allows the learner to acquire the essential knowledge of health and safety in a construction environment and the knowledge and skills of a trade within the construction sector.
Learners must be at least 14 years old.
Learners who have no previous experience or knowledge of the construction trades but are seeking employment into the construction sector.
Learners who wish to undertake a Level 1 qualification in preparation for further study at Level 2.
Learners who wish to acquire fundamental knowledge and skills in construction operations.
Learners who area currently working in the construction industry but want to expand on their existing practical construction skills (multi-skilled operations).
Portfolio of evidence.
Task based controlled assessment.
Delivered in the classroom or training centre, this qualification can be taken by school and college students wishing to gain a clearer understanding of the construction industry or by career changers.