Course Duration
Various
Location
Burslem Campus
Course Cost
£ -
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL8020
Start Date
04/09/2023
Start Time
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Day
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Course Summary

This course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in construction and the built environment and reflects the managerial nature of the professional careers within the sector. It combines academic learning with hands on experience of construction and the built environment with at least 315
hours on work placement over the two-year period. You will use design software to complete building structures, looking at materials used in construction from below ground to final stages of projects. You will use a variety of equipment from 3D laser scanning to ground radar along with discovering how drones are improving the accuracy of planning and progress. You will study the importance
of sustainability within the construction industry, gain an understanding of the importance of health, safety and project management within construction and will complete site visits in a range of settings, meeting a range of construction professionals.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

You should be aged 16-19 and will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths.

How Is It Assessed

The core component will be assessed by two exams and an employer set project.

How Is It Taught

The course will be taught over two years. Your T Level course will be a mix of classroom learning and 'on-the-job' experience, including a substantial industry placement of at least 315 hours, around 20% of the course.

What Could I do Next

T Levels are designed to enable you to progress to university or into employment, or to a degree level Apprenticeship or further higher level study at college. Through these additional routes students can progress into roles such as: ? Technical Surveyor ? Building Control Officer ? Architectural Technician ? Civil Engineering Technician ? Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Surveyor ? Geospatial Technician ? Land Surveyor ? Town Planning Assistant ? Construction Design Co-ordinator ? And many more.

What Else Do I Need To Know

T Levels are new 2-year courses which are taken after GCSEs and are broadly equivalent in size to 3 A Levels. Launched in September 2020, these courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and education providers so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for entry into skilled employment, an apprenticeship or related technical study through further or higher education.

Entry Requirements

You should be aged 16-19 and will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths.

How Is It Assessed

The core component will be assessed by two exams and an employer set project.

How Is It Taught

The course will be taught over two years. Your T Level course will be a mix of classroom learning and 'on-the-job' experience, including a substantial industry placement of at least 315 hours, around 20% of the course.

What Could I do Next

T Levels are designed to enable you to progress to university or into employment, or to a degree level Apprenticeship or further higher level study at college. Through these additional routes students can progress into roles such as: ? Technical Surveyor ? Building Control Officer ? Architectural Technician ? Civil Engineering Technician ? Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Surveyor ? Geospatial Technician ? Land Surveyor ? Town Planning Assistant ? Construction Design Co-ordinator ? And many more.

What Else Do I Need To Know

T Levels are new 2-year courses which are taken after GCSEs and are broadly equivalent in size to 3 A Levels. Launched in September 2020, these courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and education providers so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for entry into skilled employment, an apprenticeship or related technical study through further or higher education.