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Construction and the Built Environment BTEC Level 2 at Preston's College

Course description

This course gives you the broad knowledge of the management and theoretical aspects of the construction industry. This qualification will suit a wide range of people who are looking for progression to university and it is a valuable addition to their CV. Progression to university courses can be achieved directly from this qualification.

This qualification gives you the latest current industry knowledge and will provide you with the underpinning theory required for future employment and study. You will experience real-life scenarios and carry out activities which are relevant to the latest innovative construction techniques.

Course content

You will study core units to gain the essential background knowledge for a career in construction. You will also study a wide range of specialist and technical units designed to give you a clear pathway to the wide range of career opportunities in construction.

Entry requirements

You need four GCSEs at grade D or above including English and maths.


– Portfolio of evidence
– Essays/written assignments
– In class tests
– Practical demonstrations
– Online tests
– Case studies
– Class activities/discussions
– Presentations

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course can lead to further study at university level in a range of construction fields.

Employment: A range of employment opportunities in:
– Architecture
– Civil Engineering
– Quantity Surveying
– Building Surveying
– Project Management

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 May 2016
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