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BTEC Level 3 Construciton & the Built environment. at Stoke Studio College

Course description

Construction and the built environment is an ideal course for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or any other professional/technician career pathways in the sector

Course content

You will study a range of subjects linked to the above careers including: ◦Construction technology and design – covers the planning process, design process and methods of construction for houses and commercial buildings ◦Science and materials in construction – understanding heat, light and sound in connection to building requirements, structural members and loading, construction materials, their specifications and properties ◦Graphic detailing – the equipment and media used; the production of plans and elevations using both manual and CAD (Computer Aided Design) systems ◦Surveying in construction – uses of surveying equipment to carry out field surveys and produce plans ◦Building surveying – carries out a building condition survey and prepares schedules for repairs and maintenance ◦Building regulation and control – prepares drawings for planning applications and reviews the roles of the inspection of building control.


The course is assessed through a combination of coursework activities, practical work assignments and case studies. All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification will be awarded. Towards the end of the first year you will have your progress reviewed to ascertain your suitability for continuing with the extended diploma course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke Studio College directly.

Last updated date: 12 April 2016
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