This course is offered at George Pindar School

Led by: Mr Lyell

What will I be studying?

This qualification is designed for students who are interested in how things are constructed. You will use a range of hand tools and materials. You can select from a range of areas in construction for example: plumbing, joinery, electrics, painting and decorating.

Content Overview:

There are three main parts:

 1 :Safety and security in construction.

 2 :Using practical construction techniques.

 3 :Understanding how to plan a construction project.

Assessment Overview:

 25% :One two-hour timed assessment on how to plan a construction project.

 50% :Three practical assignments to demonstrate practical construction skills.

 25% :One exam to show your understanding of how to work safely and securely in construction.

What can I do with this subject when I leave school?

Assistant project manager, building inspector, carpenter, civil engineer, construction engineer, crane operator, electrician, equipment operator, joiner, painter, planner, plumber, project manager, roofer, surveyor, welder.


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