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Overview

Title: Surveying & Design Construction T Level

Pathway: Construction

Available Study Options:
Full Time Print

Study Option

There are currently no other study options available for this course.

What will I study?

We offer the T Level in Professional Construction at Level 3. Do you want a career in Construction that gives you great progression and career opportunities on this new generation of qualifications that offer an attractive technical alternative to studying three different A levels.

This exciting two year course which has been designed with Construction Employers to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to work within the construction sector. The core content is the building blocks of knowledge and skills that gives a learner a broad understanding of the industry and job roles. While at the same time developing the core skills they will need to apply when working within the industry.

 

You will study in the new state of the art facility in quality workshops and classrooms with support from expert tutors and great online learning platforms. 

You choice of occupational specialisms will allow you to develop the relevant skills in preparation for your career in Construction.

 

The topics are as follows:

 

Surveying and Design for Construction and the Built Environment

 

Civil Engineering

 

Building Services Design

 

Hazardous Materials Analysis and Surveying

 

This is a great opportunity as part of your industry placement for you to work alongside professionals, become part of the team and develops your skills in how to put theory into practice.

 

  

How will I be assessed?

Year 1 Core Assessments

Core Exam: These exams will be made up of different question types covering the core topics  that include short answer questions, structured questions, and extended response questions. The exam paper will consist of part A and part B. The level of difficulty will increase through the paper with lower demand questions at the beginning of the question paper to higher demand questions at the end of the question paper.
Employer set project: Each project will be developed together with employers in the industry to reflect realistic types of developments, activities and challenges. The project is made up of a number of tasks which all relate to the same employer-set project brief and tender specification. 

Year 2 Occupational Specialism Assessments

Occupational specialisms develop the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to achieve threshold competence in an occupation.  Threshold competence means as near to competent as can be achieved on a college course. You will focus on Surveying and Design for Construction and the Built Environment as your occupational specialism.

There are four main areas of skill development and application within the specialism:

1 Measure the Built Environment 2 Analyse the Built Environment

3 Design the Built Environment     4 Verify the delivery of the Built Environment

What will this lead to?

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to progress onto University to continue your studies in a number of disciplines:

HNC in Construction

Building Services Engineering BTEC HND

Higher apprenticeship

Employment in the construction sector carrying out roles that include:

 Construction Design and Build Technician

 Site Engineer

 Quality Surveyor

Entry requirements

Entry Level Courses : 
Skills for Life & Work 
No formal qualifications are required for this course, although evidence of personal progression from previous education establishments would be beneficial.  
These courses are specifically designed for learners with a special educational need (SEND). 

Skills & Employability  
English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3  

Full Time ESOL
No formal qualification are required for this course, you will recieve an offer of a place subject to passing an assessment;

Full Time GCSE Re-sit Study Course
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an assessment. 

Full Time Level 1 Course 
English & Maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & Maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3. 

Full Time Level 2 Course 
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including English and Maths or a vocational qualification Level 1 in the chosen subject, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both English and Maths. 
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.  

Full time Level 3 Course
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including English and Maths) or a vocational qualification Level 2 in the chosen subject,
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 2 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs in some subject areas.  

T Level 
Minimum of 4 GCSE passes but English and Maths GCSE must be Grade 4 or above. 
T levels in Science and Healthcare Science will also require a minimum of a grade 4 in a GCSE Science subject.

 

How to apply

You can apply for this programme via the Apply Now button, at the top.

If this course area is available as an apprenticeship, this will show under 'Study Option' on the right-hand side, just below the Apply Now button. You can view all of our apprenticeship vacanices and subjects by clicking the 'Apprenticeships' in the top menu.

Cost

If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits. We have a bursary scheme to assist with these costs.

  • If you're aged 19 or over, you may be eligible for funding towards your course fees. It will depend on your personal circumstances and will be discussed at enrolment. You will be asked to bring documentation with you when you are invited to enrol.
  • If you are aged 19 and over and study Maths or English and do not already hold a C grade/4 or higher in the subject that you are studying, you will get the course for free.
  • If you have any queries please contact us on 0161 785 4039 or email admissions@oldham.ac.uk

What happens next?

It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.

Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.

This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.

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