5 GCSEs minimum, Grade 3 Maths and English minimum
Course modules include:
Construction Technology and Construction Design
Construction Science and Maths
Sustainability and Construction Drawing Techniques
In addition to an introduction to the core construction trades, the DEC (Design - Engineer - Construct) course is run as part of this course. The course will be delivered using a variety of methods including classroom activities and workshop delivery; you will be assessed by a mix of portfolio evidence including in-class tests, written assignments, online tests, case studies and presentations.
Employer engagement and work placement is embedded into the course delivery. Work placement opportunties may be virtual or in person. Learners are required to carry out a minimum of one weeks work placement in a relevant field.
This course is an ideal introduction to a career in the construction industry as well as a stepping stone to one of our Level 3 courses or an apprenticeship, leading to possible careers as a technician in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Professional Construction or Site and Project Management.