BTEC L3 Ext Dip in Construction & the Built Environment
What is this course about?
This course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in construction and the built environment and reflects the managerial nature of the professional careers within the sector and combines academic learning with hands on experience of construction and the built environment. The Level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A-Levels and allows progression to higher education or employment.
Four GCSEs at grades A* to C (9 to 4) including English and Maths. You should have at least a grade B (6) in Maths GCSE due to the advanced Maths element of the course.
How is it taught
The course is assessed through a varied range of assessment methods. These will include; written assignments, group and individual presentations, role play, practical observation, report writing, poster presentations and oral questioning. The assessments take place throughout the course although there are also some final exams at the end to pass the course. You will be able to monitor your assessments and progress at any stage.
How will I be assessed?
Graded assignments set throughout the length of the course.
What else do I need to know?
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is a technical and professional qualification which is recognised by employers for the skill it provides in a specific subject area and is accepted by colleges and universities as equivalent to three A-Levels.
What could I do next?
From the Level 3 BTEC you could progress to university to study for a degree in an Construction and Built Environment-related subject such as construction site management, surveying, project management, or architecture. Or you could progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction and the Built Environment, leading potentially to a Higher Apprenticeship. Both routes will lead to profession roles within the Construction and Built Environment sector.