The BTEC First Award in Construction and the Built Environment (2018) is designed to give students an initial experience into potential careers in the construction industry.
Students cover a range of units which allow them to gain practical skills, but also supports this with essential skills for progressing into the world of work. Students will study:
Unit 1 : Construction Technology – Externally set exam
Unit 2: Scientific and Mathematical Applications for Construction – Internally assessed task
Unit 3: Construction and Design – Internally assessed task
Unit 7: Carpentry and Joinery – Internally assessed task
Students get an opportunity to explore other practical skills during the course such as Painting and Decorating and Brick and Blockwork Operations.