Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment

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Mon Sep 07 2020

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Skills Academy for Construction

Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment

Construction is a very important global industry and is worth £90 billion annually to the UK economy. At technician level and beyond, there is a diverse range of career pathways, with established professional entry and development routes in civil engineering, building services engineering, design/architecture and construction supervision/management.

Currently, qualified construction technicians, managers and professionals are highly sought after in the UK industry, with demand for a greater number of professionals to implement and lead low-carbon and sustainable building projects in an efficient, cost-effective way.

The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with employers and professional bodies to ensure that it is appropriate for those interested in working in the sector. In addition, higher education representatives have been involved to ensure that it fully supports entry to the relevant range of specialist degrees.

There are four mandatory units, which cover the following aspects of construction:

  • Construction principles
  • Construction design
  • Health and safety in construction
  • Construction technology 

Learners will undertake three optional units focusing on the areas of preferred specialism (Construction and Built Environment):

  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction
  • Management of a Construction Project

What about after the course?
  • Production Managers and Directors in Construction
  • Civil Engineers
  • Architects
  • Chartered Architectural Technologists
  • Construction Project Managers and Related Professionals
  • Building and Civil Engineering Technicians
  • Architectural and Town Planning Technicians
  • Draughtspersons
  • Inspectors of Standards and Regulations
  • Construction and Building Trades Supervisors
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Skills Academy for Construction