Construction qualification consultations

City & Guilds regularly consults on new qualification developments and qualification changes. On this page you will find information on our existing consultations relating to the Construction sector.

If you would like to know more, or would like to be involved in our product development processes, or have any other feedback please email construction@cityandguilds.com.


Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

We are now consulting on some proposed changes to the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment unit. These include minor changes to content and assessment criteria. The Guided learning hours will therefore be affected, and we also are required to put down the total qualification time (TQT).

We welcome your feedback and invite you to:

Your response to this questionnaire and any comments you make will be taken into account during the final development stages of the revised Health and Safety in a Construction Environment unit.

Please return completed questionnaires to construction@cityandguilds.com by 13 January 2017.


Level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship Qualifications for Brickwork and Plastering

City & Guilds is responding to government-led reforms in technical and professional education by introducing new qualifications to be taught as part of the Level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards.

We are now consulting on the new qualifications in Bricklaying and Plastering to be taught as part of the level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards for Brickwork and Plastering.  Please respond by 16th December 2016 (we will try to review responses received after this date, but cannot guarantee their inclusion). We welcome your feedback and invite you to:

  • Review the Consultation Overview document

  • Review the proposals for the trade area you are interested in, which includes the indicative content for each qualification

  • Complete the relevant employer or centre questionnaire (if you are a professional body or an individual, please complete the employer questionnaire).

Consultation overview (PDF)

Consultation Employer Questionnaire (Word)

Consultation Centre Questionnaire (Word)

Bricklaying

Bricklaying Qualification indicative content (PDF)

Plastering

Plastering Qualification indicative content (PDF)


Qualifications in Building Information Management

City & Guilds recently held a scoping meeting with PROCAT to investigate new qualifications in Building Information Modelling (BIM), to support the roll-out of BIM in the UK, and we are seeking employer and provider views on the proposals. We would be most grateful if you could respond by 15th April 2016.

BIM Consultation Overview(Word)

BIM Employer Questionnaire(Word)

BIM Centre Questionnaire(Word)


Award in Awareness of Building Information Modelling

L3 Award in BIM Awareness(PDF)


Award in Implementing Building Information Modelling

L3 Award in BIM Implementation(PDF)


Level 2 Craft Qualifications

City & Guilds is responding government-led reforms in technical and professional education by introducing new full-time courses in construction crafts. Further information on these reforms is available in Section 2 in the Overview document below.

We are now consulting on the new level 2 construction craft qualifications until 30th March 2016 (we will try to review responses received after this date, but cannot guarantee their inclusion). We welcome your feedback and invite you to:

  • Review the Consultation Overview document

  • Review the proposals for the trade area you are interested in

  • Complete the relevant employer or centre questionnaire (if you are a professional body or an individual, please complete the employer questionnaire).

KS5 Level 2 Consultation overview (PDF)
Consultation Employer questionnaire (Word)
Consultation Centre questionnaire (Word)

Bricklaying

Level 2 Brick Consultation document (PDF)

Painting & Decorating

Level 2 Painting Decorating Consultation document (PDF)

Site Carpentry & Architectural Joinery

L 2 Carpentry consultation doc (PDF)
Architectural joinery consultation doc (PDF)

Plastering

L 2 Plastering consultation doc (PDF)

Funding information

We have provided guidance on funding to help with your programme planning:

Funding Guidance >

You can also download funding information on qualifications in your sector:

Qualifications Funding >

City & Guilds and Manchester College Case Study

Watch the video to find out how Manchester College are finding the new City & Guilds construction portfolio: