About this course:

This work-related qualification is equivalent to three A levels and is highly valued by employers. You will combine theory and practice to gain an all round understanding of the construction industry. Many students continue studying at higher education level after completing the course.

What you will study:

  • Construction and the environment
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Construction, technology and design
  • Surveying processes
  • Building technology core
  • Building surveying
  • Mechanical and electrical services
  • Topographical surveying
  • Maths
  • Science and materials
  • Planning, organisation and control of resources
  • Structural mechanics
  • Economics and finance
  • Planning procedures

Entry requirements:

  • 5 GCSEs A* - C / 9 - 4 or equivalent including English, maths and science
  • Plus compulsory attendance at an interview day with assessment in technical skills

Moving forward:

  • Direct entry to Construction and the Built environment BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

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