BTEC Construction Level 2 at Nottingham Academy
This course is aimed at people who are considering a career in construction.
You will develop a broad understanding of the construction
industry, the types of projects it undertakes and the
contribution it makes to a wider society. You will also look at
how client needs can determine the design of a building.
Following this study you develop your own design ideas to a
given brief. You will also learn the fundamentals of low-rise
construction techniques and common building materials. A key
maths component will strengthen your understanding of the
underlying principles that govern successful building
construction. In addition to theoretical study, you will also
engage with a practical component in which you develop
skills in bricklaying by exploring established principles
You will study 4 units
– Unit1: Construction Technology.
– Unit 2: Construction Design.
– Unit 3: Scientific and Mathematical Application for Construction.
– Unit 7: Exploring Brickwork and Blockwork Principles and Techniques.
Usually 1 GCSE at grade D/E or above,however, applications will be
taken into consideration depending on previous educational background
Students will be assessed by an examination (25%) and externally verified coursework (75%).
This course could lead to a career in construction or level 3 courses.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.