Stockport College’s T Level in Construction: Design, Surveying and Planning is a two-year, technical study programme, designed with employers to give young people the skills required in industry. The study programme will provide a mixture of technical knowledge and skills specific to their chosen industry or occupation and an industry placement of at least 45 days in their chosen industry or occupation. The course provides the underpinning knowledge for their chosen career pathway, the content of this qualifications has been designed to support progression to particular roles. The qualification content has been designed in consultation with employers, professional bodies and higher-education providers to ensure that the content is appropriate for the progression routes identified. Students will learn about the following topics: Health and safety Science Measurement Building technology Information and data Digital technology Building Information Modelling Construction mathematical techniques Design Construction and the built environment industry Sustainability Relationship management Commercial business Project management Law Additional content covered for occupational specialisms will also allow you to develop your problem-solving skills whilst working to a client brief. You will have the opportunity to design and develop construction projects whilst working in a collaborative environment. There is also a large focus on transferable skills which have been identified by the employers identified below. These include: Applying a logical approach to solving problems, identifying issues and proposing solutions Communication skills (verbal, body language, group control, positioning) Creativity Critical thinking/problem solving-skills Collaboration skills
A GCSE in both English Language and maths at grade 4 or above or Functional Skills in both English and maths at Level 2, plus two other GCSE’s at grade 4 or above.
What you will Learn
Assessment is carried out via a variety of formal methods during your course plus assessments such as external exams, controlled assessments, an employer-led set project, and through practical assignments.
On successful completion of the course you will be perfectly placed to enter a specialism within the construction field or you may prefer to look at Construction management training.
T Levels will provide you with various progression options. These include skilled employment, apprenticeships and higher education.
Civil engineer, construction manager, quantity or technical surveyor, building technician, architect
All students will develop a general understanding of construction, including the following:
The science behind building design, surveying and planning Making accurate & appropriate measurements Construction methods Building regulations and standards Digital engineering techniques Mathematical techniques to solve construction problems Construction design principles and processes The construction industry and its role in the economy Sustainability and the environmental impact of construction
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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.