The Design, Surveying and Planning T-Level will develop your knowledge and understanding in a range of core elements that will underpin your learning in this industry. You will be given a context to the industry, learn the key concepts and theories in design, surveying and planning, and develop the skills you need to do the job.
You will then have the opportunity to specialise in one of these areas depending on your interest:
• Surveying and design for construction and the built environment
• Building services design
You will undertake your industry placement and be given an employer-set project to work on which requires you to demonstrate your learning in response to an employer-set brief. Your English, maths, and digital skills will also be enhanced throughout the two years.
Core elements you will learn include:
Health and Safety - You will explore legislation, working at height, and the implications of poor health and safety performance.
Design - You will discover the benefits of good design, not only whether the product is fit for purpose but also with budgetary constraints.
Construction industry - You will be given a context to the industry, learning about how the industry serves the economy, the integration of the supply chain, and how projects are procured.
Building Technology - You will learn about
the different construction methods, including traditional and modern methods, building regulations, and building standards.
Digital Technology - You will learn about existing and new digital technology and how it can be used in construction such as computer-aided design, simulation, and animation.
Relationship Management - You will learn the importance of creating good working relationships with others which includes teamwork, methods and styles of communication, and customer service principles.
You will need a minimum of five GCSEs grade 9 (a*) to 4(c) in a relevant subject (including English & maths)