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professional construction level 3 at aspire sixth form

Professional Construction Practice Level 3

Why should I study Construction?

This Level 3 Professional Construction Practice course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive framework of knowledge, understanding and promotion of applied skills that this multi-disciplined sector relies upon. Delivered in school by experienced staff that have worked within the construction industry sector. This course provides a contemporary insight into modern construction management practices, encompassing the technologies, behaviours and innovation that support the delivery of world-class and iconic buildings. The qualification will support learners progression from GCSE Level particularly in subjects such as Design Technology, Construction, Engineering and Business Studies.

What skills will I gain?

This course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) It was created to transform outdated perceptions of the industry and prepare young people for progression into Level 4 built environment qualifications and beyond. The qualification is worth up to 56 UCAS points (the equivalent of an
A Level)

What career paths is Construction useful for?

The main purpose of the Level 3 Diploma in Professional Construction Practice is to support access routes to degree courses, Higher National Vocational Qualifications, Modern Apprenticeships including ‘Traineeships’ and employment associated with;

Architecture, Structural and Temporary Works Engineering, Architectural Technologist, Construction Management, Project Management, Design Management, Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Mechanical & Electrical Management, Engineering Services, Construction related SME Services, Supply Chain Management, Document Control, Client Representation, Contract Administration

Entry requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above; including English and/or maths.
  • National data suggests successful students will have achieved an average points score of 4.0 or more.