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Construction Level 2 at Newall Green High School and Sixth Form

Course description

Why should I take this course?

If you are thinking about a career in property development or the construction industry, then this

course will extend both specialist work-related knowledge for renovating ahouse or fitting a new

kitchen and give you a foundation understanding of the construction industry. It is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to enter a particular area of work and those just looking to extend their own learning and skills. The course aims to prepare you specialist training leading to apprenticeships or employment within the construction industry.

Course content

The core units are:

Structures of the Construction Industry

Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction

Sustainability in the Construction Industry

Specialist areas of study will include:

Construction Processes and Operations for Low-rise Domestic Building

Exploring Trowel Operations

Exploring Roofing Operations

Performing Joinery Operations

Performing Plumbing Operations

Exploring Wall and Floor Tiling

Entry requirements

What do I need to join this course?

You must be 16 years old and have a genuine interest in construction and at least one of the following:

BTEC Level 1 qualification in construction or a related vocational area.  A standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education quivalent to 4 GCSEs at grade D-G

Other related Level 1 qualifications or related work experience


How will I be assessed?

Assessment is continual and will be observation of practical assignments, written tests, oral questions and written assignments.

Financial information

Students can apply for support from the Student Support Fund (£20-33 per week).

Future opportunities

What will I be able to do after the course finishes?

Progress on to a BTEC Level 3 Construction course to develop your specialist skills further or other Level 3 qualifications. Alternatively you could apply for an Apprenticeship or other training in the construction industry.

Further information

What qualification will I achieve if I successfully complete this course?

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Construction (QCF).

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 03 October 2014
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