Construction Level 2
Type: Full Time
Start Date: 11 September 2023
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
If you're looking for a career in architectural design, surveying, town planning or think that you would be able to master the craftsmanship of carpentry and joinery or brickwork then this is the course for you. Designed to provide you with a good foundation for a future career in construction you will study both practical aspects of the industry and the theoretical side to ensure you have the skills needed to progress further.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Meet the Tutor event.
We will send you more details about this after you have submitted your application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above including English at grade 4/C or above, and maths and science at grades 3/D or above.
Alternatvely you will be accepted with a Level 1 Basic Construction Skills and the English and maths you are currently studying.
What is covered
Your areas of study will include; health and safety, construction science, carpentry and joinery, trowel occupations (bricklaying) and building services (covering plumbing and electrical installations).
How is the course assessed
You will be assessed through both assignments and practical projects.
What can this course lead to
Successful completion of this course with at least a Merit grade, as well as achieving GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C, will enable you to progress on to a Level 3 in Construction or go into employment in the construction industry. Because this course develops the skills that employers are looking for, you can choose from a whole range of craft or technical careers and possibly continue your studies on an apprenticeship programme.
Are there any additional costs
You will be required to purchase your own safety equipment (boots and overalls) prior to starting the course. Details on where to purchase these will be given to you.