- Accelerated Reader
- Foundation Stage (KS3)
- Personalisation Stage (KS4)
- Applied Learning
- Business Studies
- Computer Science & ICT
- Health and Social Care
- Modern Foreign Languages
- Motor Vehicle
- Physical Education
- QV, Citizenship, Ethics and RS
- Resistant Materials
This course will involve study at Bridgwater College. Students will follow the
BTEC Level 1 First Award in Construction & the Built Environment course.
If you are considering a career that involves practical crafts within the construction industry and if you are keen to work with your hands you should consider this course. You do not need any previous hands-on experience. Females are particularly encouraged to join the classes.
KS4 Examination Board: Edexcel
What will I learn?
You will explore Principles and Techniques for Brickwork & Block work and Carpentry & Joinery. The course will help to prepare you for a number of routes into the Construction industry. This is not just a craft based programme, it has a number of theory based units within it. It is expected that at least 40% of the time will be in a classroom with the rest of the time being taught in the brick and carpentry workshops.
Course integration ensures that pupils will work alongside employed apprentices. The qualification you will work towards is made up of several units, which includes practical and health and safety.
How will I be assessed?
One externally marked assessment contributes to 25% of the total marks.
Written assignments/presentations (internally and externally assessed) contributing to 75% of the total marks