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Construction at The Parker E-act Academy

Course content

The topics coveredThe construction industry.  Career opporunities - the building team.Principles of construction - Design, technology and sustainability.Health and Safety - Causes, control and responsibiliities/risk assessment.Communications - Job instruction sheets, reporting, giving and receiving messages, constructional drawings, materials ordering.Practical brickwork, carpentry and joinery - tools equipment and materials used.  Bricklaying carpentry and joinery techniques and skill development through practical exercises in our workshops.Construction drawing technqiues.

Entry requirements



BTEC set long tasks (EVA)Practical testsPortfolio work

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Further information

Homework - many of the tasks involve measuring and studying the students own home.  During the course the student will be involved in bricklaying and will be required to provide suitable clothing (steel toe capped boots and overalls).For further information, please contact Mr K A Spencer, Dantre School

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Parker E-act Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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