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Construction BTEC Diploma:

This course will give you construction career awareness which may lead to jobs such as Assistant Site Foreman, Trainee Surveyor or Trainee Engineer. As well as these, you will gain the potential to enter Apprenticeships in trade areas such as Bricklaying, Carpentry and Joinery and Painting and Decorating.

The course has 3 mandatory units: Structure of the Construction Industry; Exploring Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Sustainability in the Construction Industry. You will also study a further 9 units covering construction trades from the following areas: Brickwork; Carpentry and Joinery; Painting and Decorating; Plastering and Plumbing. You will spend half your time in the classroom and half in the workshop areas.

To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical and theory assignments and practical. At the end of this course you will have a better understanding of the construction industry and which career path is most suited for your needs. You may wish to take a trade route from one of the areas you have studied. Depending on your skills you may be able to go directly onto Level 2 in your chosen trade area. You could also take the professional route and study BTEC National Extended Diploma or Diploma in Construction at Level 3 or the Craft Certificate Level 2 in a specific construction trade.

Additional entry requirements

Students will need two GCSEs at grade D/3, including Maths, or Level 1 Vocational Qualification and suitable references and Interview.

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Course reference: BULAA052CCF0 (use this when contacting provider)

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Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019
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Solihull, B36 0LY


1 year


Full time


First Certificate/Diploma


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

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