HEALTH SAFETY AND WELFARE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-
(25%) In this unit students learn all about the laws and codes of practice which are in place in the construction industry to ensure the safety of the workforce. This unit is assessed by an external examination at the end of Year 10. There is an opportunity for a resit in Year 11 if needed.
PRACTICAL SKILLS IN CONSTRUCTION
(50%) In this unit students are taught many of the practical skill needed to work in the construction industry. This includes:
Carpentry and Joinery
Painting and Decorating
and where possible other additional skills.
Three of these tasks are planned by the students, written up, carried out, and evaluated and this plus photographs of the student’s outcome and tutor reports are the evidence required to pass this unit.
PLANNING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
(25%) This unit looks at construction projects in the real world. The students learn who is involved in a project, what their roles and responsibilities are and how to sequence a project correctly to ensure its success. This unit is assessed by a formal written assignment
English skills are assessed throughout the course and Mathematics skills are assessed as part of unit 3.
At the end of the course all the grades are aggregated and a final mark is given which ranges from Level 1 Pass up to a Distinction.
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