BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Award & Certificate in Construction

  • Complete practical work in our workshops
  • Develop knowledge and skills of the building trade
  • Specialise in a preferred area of building
  • Prepare for further training or a career in the industry

This course gives pupils the chance to develop their understanding of the construction sector. They will complete practical work in our new workshops and theory work in classrooms to develop knowledge and skills important to the building trade. Depending on the pupil’s interests, they may specialise in a chosen area of the building environment to prepare for a career or further training in that sector.

Example Modules

  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Brickwork and Blockwork
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Wall and Floor Tiling

Functional Skills

English, Maths and ICT skills are included in relevant, work-related contexts, allowing pupils to work towards an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in those areas.


Completing the course provides pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to other vocational qualifications in Construction at College.


All pupils study GCSE English, maths, science and/or Functional Skills.