Construction & The Built Environment

L2 Level 2
Full Time
31 August 2020 — 16 July 2021
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become and Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. 

What you will study

This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry and it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

The programme encompasses a wide range of subject areas and is made up of a combination of mandatory and optional units, including;

  • Construction Technology
  • Construction & Design
  • Maintenance and Adaptation of Buildings
  • Sustainability in Construction
  • Scientific and Mathematical Applications for Construction
  • Exploring Surveying
  • Exploring Civil Engineering
  • Construction Drawing Techniques

Entry requirements

Applicants would benefit from achieving 3 GCSEs at Grade D or above or equivalent Level 1 qualification. Alternatively, applicants will be considered based on interview and a satisfactory skills scan, with a desire and commitment to complete the course they would wish to study.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

31 August 2020

End date

16 July 2021

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

17.5 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code

CPCC2F01
L2

Qualification

BTEC L1/L2 First Ext Cert in Constructio

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