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Course activities and learning

A short introduction to this two week course on getting into construction
Course Activities And Learning

This is an open online course. It provides opportunities for discussion, short video clips for you to watch, questions for you to consider, and links to relevant reading material.

It is also a space for social learning and is designed for large numbers of learners, promoting nationwide shared learning.

Taking part

We encourage you to take an active part in the course by adding comments and replying to those made by others. You can do this in the Comments section at the bottom of most steps.

Educators will not be able to respond directly to comments in this course. We encourage you to support each other through tips, comments and advice based on personal experiences. Sharing experiences may be helpful to you, and your comments and replies may help others.

Gaining your digital credential from City & Guilds

When you have completed this course, you’ll become eligible for a digital credential from City & Guilds that you can use to prove your training. You can then start searching for job opportunities, armed with the learning you need to support your transition into an exciting new career. If you haven’t already signed up to share your progress with City & Guilds, you can return to the ‘To do’ list at any time and click ‘Find out more’ on the banner at the top of the page.

When you’re ready, click ‘Mark as complete’ and move on to the next step.

New to FutureLearn?

If you’re new to FutureLearn, you might want to familiarise yourself with how FutureLearn courses work before you get started.

You might also be interested in learning more about FutureLearn’s terms and conditions, and how they apply to you.

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