BTEC Construction and the Built Environment
This qualification will be taught at the Kilkeel SRC campus.
Are you interested in a course that offers flexibility and a strong work related emphasis that covers knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector of Construction and the Built Environment?
Then this course could be for you.
Through studying Edexel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma students will get the opportunity to;
- Make reasoned analytical judgements
- Deploy appropriate advanced techniques/processes/skills
- Take responsibility in planning and undertaking activities
- Communicate effectively using appropriate behavioural and language.
By nature BTECs provide a more practical, real-world approach to learning alongside a theoretical background, giving you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment.
Course Units - 3 units in year 13 and 3 in year 14.
The units will be chosen by your teacher at the SRC. Below is an indication of the units you may study.
- Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
- Sustainable Construction
- Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
- Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
- Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
- Construction Technology and Design
- Construction and Civil Engineering
BTEC Construction Entry Requirements
This qualification requires pupils to have:
7 GCSEs A*-C including Construction and / or Technology, English and Mathematics.
I enjoyed and was very successful with BTEC Construction and the built environment. It helped me to develop a wide range of skills and attributes to further my studies at University and helped to give me a clear insight into my future pathway.
This course could lead to careers and higher education in:
- Building services engineer
- Cavity wall insulation technicians
- Heating and ventilation engineers
- Refrigeration engineers
- Thermal insulation engineers
- Civil and Structural engineers
- Construction supervisors and managers
- Multi-skilled general construction workers
- Construction operatives.