Construction & the built environment
- Be practical and hardworking
- Have fun making objects out of wood
- Develop your own independent learning style
- Understand construction processes and operations .
What is a typical lesson like?
- You will be given lots of practical tasks developing your understanding of materials.
- You will have the chance to develop your understanding of a range of woodworking processes and how to apply them to specific construction tasks.
- You will study construction technology and design and develop your understanding about planning and theory in the construction industry.
- You will use Science and Maths to help you develop outcomes accurately.
What will I study?
- Unit 1: Construction Technology
- Unit 2: Construction and Design
- Unit 3: Scientific and Mathematical Applications for Construction
- Unit 6: Exploring Carpentry and Joinery Principles and Techniques
What does Construction lead to?
Students who follow this course can:
- Use their making skills in a range of courses at sixth form colleges and CRC.
- Use their independent learning skills to problem solve effectively.
- Follow careers in carpentry, joinery, architecture, and engineering.
- Use a wide range of practical skills effectively.
How is the curriculum enriched?
- After school workshops and activities.
There will be site visits and visiting professionals/trades people to extend learning and engagement.