14 - 16 Schools Construction


Competitors have to complete a specific project designed to challenge their ability to follow detailed instructions, produce accurate and neat work outputs, be economical with materials while working to strict timescales – all essential requirements for today’s construction industry.

Competitors will be expected to be able to follow drawings, measure accurately, effectively plan their time, demonstrate competence with tools and keep work stations clean and tidy. Also, they will have to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Accurate measurements
  • Correct joints
  • Correct tiled pattern

Marks will be awarded based on the following:

  • Drawing
  • Marking out
  • Dimensions
  • Cutting of timber
  • Cutting and fixing of tiles
  • Grouting a tiled area
  • Appearance

This competition is only run at Skills Competition Wales level.

To enter please visit http://www.skillscompetitionwales.ac.uk/

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