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Construction

Subject Leader: Mr P Humphries

KS4 

Level 1 Award in Construction and the built environment

Exam Board: TLM
Level: 1

Course Overview

Students develop the ability to design and make products with creativity and originality, using a range of materials and techniques.

Assessment: 50% examination, 50% coursework

 

KS5

Maintenance Operations (Construction)

Exam Board: City & Guilds
Level: 2

Course Overview

Students develop the knowledge and skills to enable them to work in the construction industry with the competence to complete small scale repairs to buildings, painting and decorating, plastering and plumbing. This course also includes related electrical principals and some carpentry. All units, both theory and practical, have an end of unit multiple choice test that MUST be passed. All practical units have at least one practical assessment that MUST be passed. All units have coursework that prepares the learner for each of the tests.

Assessment: 50% examination, 50% coursework

 

Curriculum Content

Year 9

Term 1: Bricklaying
Term 2: Sustainable Design
Term 3: Painting and Decorating Phase
Term 4: Carpentry - Key Skills
Term 5: Painting and Decorating - Wallpapering
Term 6: Design Development
 

Year 10

Term 1: Health and Safety in construction
Term 2: Design Project
Term 3: Carpentry – joinery
Term 4: Painting and Decorating
Term 5: Plumbing services
Term 6: Electrical installations
 

Year 11

Term 1: Health and Safety in construction
Term 2: Carpentry - advanced skills
Term 3: Painting and Decorating - wallpapering
Term 4: Design evaluation
Term 5: Exam preparation
Term 6: Exams

 

Sixth Form Provision

Maintenance Operations (Construction)

Course Overview

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Carry out small scale building repairs
  • Carry out small scale painting and decorating repairs
  • Carry out small scale plastering repairs
  • Carry out small scale plumbing repairs
  • Carry out small scale carpentry repairs