The successful applicant will be in possession of 5 GCSEs at grade C or
above, one of these will be either Maths or English.
a BTEC 1st Diploma in Construction or equivalent level two trade
qualification and appropriate referenceWHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
course has been developed in response to the increasing demands of the
construction industry nationally and locally in recruiting candidates who
have an interest in managerial or professional aspects of construction.
The BTEC National Diploma would be particularly suitable for female
candidates who wish to pursue a career in construction.
market intelligence is predicting a short fall in the construction
industry in the following areas.
In the South East there will be a shortage of approximately 15,000
people per year. (Ryde Development Trust)
Managers in construction account for more of the workers in the south
east than across all of the regions (Construction regional foresight
In period between 2004 -2008 all trades show an absolute increase of
around 20% in employment requirement. Notably professionals and
technical staff (21.2%) (Construction Industry Training Board)
Subsequently the successful candidate will have an interest in technical
and managerial aspects of constructionWHAT WILL I LEARN?
course will cover the following areas across the main construction
HOW WILL I LEARN?
Technology and Design Issues
Building Materials and their use
Methods of analysing site information
Control of resources financial and physical
Surveying and setting out processes
Estimating and tendering
To understand all legal requirements in the planning and running of a
site in the present day
The Isle of Wight College is considered to be
in the top 10% in the country and subsequently is highly focused upon the
use of highly appropriate and engaging methods of learning. The
assignments set will be based around realistic scenarios supported by
realistic tasks and projects. There will be an element of work experience
within the programme particularly in working with professional bodies.
will also aim to involve employers in visits and as guest speakers.
Candidates will be expected to undertake at least 10 hours of study in
their own time in order to maintain the high standards of achievement
expected on the programme.WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?
construction sector skills agreement indicates that schools and colleges
Develop leadership and management skills
Ensure there are enough graduates
Successful candidates can expect to progress to higher levels of study at
college or university. Go to employment in areas such as Architectural
design, estimating, planning, surveying, construction management, building
control, town planning, property management, building or quantity
surveying, land surveying, amongst others.Type of Study ::
Course Duration :: Course reference number :: Start Date :: Tutorial Fees
:: Material Fees :: Exam Fees
part time Contact Us September 2010 TBC