Entry requirementsA minimum of 4 Ds at GCSE. All applicants need to be successful at interview.
What will I study?You will study:
- Introduction to Construction Work
- Principles of Health and Safety
- Handling and Storing Materials and Components
- Personal WorkSkills
- Optional Practical Craft Unit - choosing from Plumbing, Bricklaying, Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Electrical, Stonemasonry and Plastering
- Functional Skills in ICT, English and Maths
- Tutorial Support
- Edexcel Level 1 BTEC Qualification in WorkSkills
How will I be assessed?Internal assessment by building a portfolio and externally assessed practical tasks completed under supervised conditions.
What could it lead to?Students may progress on to the diplomas in one of the Construction Crafts or the Construction and the Built Environment First Certificate Level 2, or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship.
Need some help?
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.
- Construction and the Built Environment BTEC Advanced Diploma Level 3
- Construction and the Built Environment BTEC Diploma Level 1
- Construction and the Built Environment BTEC First Diploma Level 2
- Decorative Occupations (Painting and Decorating) Diplomas Level 1, Level 2
- Electrical Installation Diploma in Electrotechnical Studies (Electrician's course) Level 1
- Electrical Installation Diploma in Electrotechnical Studies (Electrician's course) Level 2
- Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) Diploma Level 3
- Plastering Occupations Diplomas Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3
- Plumbing Diploma Level 1
- Plumbing Diploma Level 2
- Preparation for Employment in the Construction Industry Diploma Level 1
- Step up into Construction
- Stonemasonry Diploma Level 2
- Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying) Diplomas Level 1, Level 2
- Wood Occupations (Carpentry and Joinery) Diplomas Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3