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Multi-Skills

BTEC Exploring Construction and the Engineering Sectors

Course Description

Aims

The specific aims of the Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Exploring the Construction and Engineering Sectors (QCF) are to:

  • provide a flexible and challenging programme of study related to the construction and engineering sectors that is suited to learners who have the general interest and aptitude to progress to further study
  • provide a broad and balanced programme of study through the mandatory unit that develops knowledge and understanding relevant to the construction and engineering sectors as a whole
  • enable learners to develop their personal and employability skills through the provision of a broad range of optional units
  • provide opportunities for the development of transferable skills related to study and vocational application that provide a platform for success
  • support informed progression to Level 2 qualifications in construction and engineering
  • give learners the potential opportunity to progress to employment, in due course, in a range of job roles in construction and engineering

Accreditation- Certificate/Extended Certificate

What is Studied:

There are many units that can be chosen in order to gain enough credits towards the qualifications. Trades such as bricklaying, painting and decorating, carpentry, Joinery, Electrics, plumbing, and plastering.

Assessment:

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Exploring the Construction and Engineering Sectors (QCF) are internally assessed and externally quality assured.

Possible Careers and Further Education

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Exploring the Construction and Engineering Sectors (QCF) support progression to Level 2 qualifications by allowing learners to study personal and employability skills units at Level 2.

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Exploring the Construction and Engineering Sectors (QCF) provide the knowledge, skills and understanding for Level 1 learners to progress to:

  • other Level 1 vocational qualifications for the construction and engineering sectors, for example the Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award in Construction (QCF), or the Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award for Engineering (QCF)
  • Level 2 vocational qualifications, such as the Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award, Certificate, Extended Certificate or Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, or the Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award, Certificate,

Extended Certificate or Diploma in Engineering

  • related Level 2 academic qualifications, such as the Pearson Edexcel Level 2  NVQ Diploma in Construction