16-18 Year Olds

Overview

These qualifications are designed for learners who are interested in pursuing a career in the Built Environment industry. Professions could include Land Surveyor, Architect, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or a Construction Site Supervisor.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have achieved 5 GCSE’S at Grade 4 or above, including English and maths.

Content

Content: It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the construction industry.

It covers the following skills:

– Construction Principles
– Health and Safety in Construction
– Construction Technology
– Graphical Detailing in Construction
– Building Regulations and Control in Construction

Alongside your main programme of study you will also study either GCSE or Functional Skills in English and Maths if you have not achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above. If you have achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths, you will engage in extending these skills through a Directed Study Programme.

Assessment

Assessment of each unit will be by internal testing along with a mandatory series of questions. Also, synoptic assignments and an outline test covering the core units and the occupational units.

GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications are assessed through external examination and portfolio work.

Awarding body

Pearson Edexcel

Progression

On completion of these qualifications, learners could progress directly into employment, a higher-level Apprenticeship or to higher education.

Additional information

Additional help and support is available should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

You will be provided with a pair of overalls and safety shoes/boots for workshop sessions.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 05/09/2022

End date: 23/06/2024

Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Days of week: M, Tu, Th, F

Number of Weeks: 72

Weekly hours: 30.00

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