|Mode of study||Vocational Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||September 2021|
|Course code||FLR3DCB (2123)|
This is a two year, full time course. The aim of the course is to develop and train enthusiastic learners who are interested in working or are already working in the construction sector. It has been developed by employers and professional bodies to ensure it fully supports entry onto the HNC in Construction and the Built Environment or a range of relevant specialist degrees; as well as other construction career pathways at technician level such as design/architecture, construction supervision/management.
Four GCSEs including maths, English and Science GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above or a vocational course at Level 2.
Construction principles, design and technology as well as health and safety. The course has a strong emphasis on technician-level theoretical principles and enables further vocational study at Level 3 and upwards. The content is focussed on the practical applications of construction design, structural requirements and technology, health, safety and welfare and the legislation around it, organisational processes and risk management. Learners will be required to engage with construction sector employers as an integral part of the course.
There are four mandatory units. Two units are externally set and marked. Two are internally set and assessed using a range of assessment methods including assignments, reports, phase tests, individual projects, surveys, risk assessments and method statements. Please refer to the course specification for information and assessment for this particular course.
Trips: A full or partial contribution to any trips must be made, the cost will vary depending on the details of the trip.
Equipment: we highly recommend that you have a 4GB memory stick or hard drive with a high capacity, lever arch file, note pad, protective footwear, and waterproof coat.
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 1 Brickwork
Previous Institution: Shrewsbury Academy
Bricklaying is a hands-on, practical course and gives you good experience to move into employment.
Level 1 Bricklaying
Previous school: Sir John Talbots
I wanted to do a trade and bricklaying was the one I enjoyed the most. It is a fun and practical subject that is very hands-on. We have all the equipment we need. I would like to move on to get an Apprenticeship in construction.
Level 1 Painting & Decorating
Previous school: Shrewsbury Academy
Painting & Decorating is a good trade to train in and offers great business opportunities afterwards. The tutors are good and I have learnt so much here – I have especially enjoyed learning how to wallpaper.
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