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This qualification is part of the suite of Construction and the Built Environment qualifications offered by Pearson. In the suite there are qualifications that focus on different progression routes, allowing learners to choose the one best suited to their aspirations. All qualifications in the suite share some common units and assessments, allowing learners some flexibility in moving between qualifications where they wish to select a more specific progression route. Within this suite are BTEC National qualifications for post-16 learners wishing to specialise in a specific industry, occupation or occupational group.
  • About the Course
    The Foundation Diploma is for learners looking to study construction as a one-year, full-time course, It also supports progression to an Apprenticeship in the construction sector or to a further year of study at Level 3. Units Include: Construction Principles Construction Design Construction Technology Health and Safety in Construction Plus 3 optional units
  • Entry Requirements
    4 GCSE Equivalent with Math and English and preferably some science too.
  • Progression
    The qualifications give learners specialist knowledge and technical skills, enabling entry to an Apprenticeship or other employment, or progression to related higher education courses. Learners taking these qualifications must have a significant level of employer involvement in their programmes.
  • Assessment Method
    540 GLH (725 TQT) Equivalent in size to 1.5 A Levels. 7 units of which 4 are mandatory and 2 are externally assessed. Mandatory content (66%). External assessment (44%).

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Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 3

Location Feltham

Start Date 01/09/2021

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

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