Meadow High School Post 16 Learners are working towards a Lv 1 Qualification in Construction with Innov8. The learners will learn the skills that will help them in later life to maintain their homes if needed.
These skills include door hanging, plastering, painting & decorating, small plumbing tasks, bricklaying and wallpapering. The learners will also be shown the skills on how to problem solve in these areas. These learners were shown how to repair a hole in a stud wall.
They were asked to make a hole that could have been due to a door handle being knocked on it and then shown how to cut and measure the new piece of plaster board and fix this into place. Once this was done the learners mixed the plaster and learnt the technique of applying the new plaster to the new section of the wall. Due to the learning needs of a few of the learners, the idea of this made them unsure of what needed to be done but with support from the staff, and plenty of reassurance, they overcame this and was more than capable of producing some good work...
Find out more about Post 16 Construction with Innov8 here.