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Full Time BTEC Introductory Diploma in Construction

Eastleigh College

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BTEC Introductory Diploma in Construction The BTEC Introductory Diploma is designed to encourage you to develop the personal skills and qualities you need for work, learning and to help you achieve your full potential. BTEC Introductory qualifications incorporate practical, theory and assignment work. Each one is taught in the context of real jobs and careers in a chosen vocational sector. This gives you the chance to explore the opportunities offered in that sector and to acquire appropriate vocational skills. More Information The course is made up of eight units, three compulsory Core Units, two compulsory Personal Skills Units and three Optional Units What subjects will I study? Core Units (Compulsory) Starting Work in Construction Working in Construction Developing Skills and Working Safely in Construction Personal Skills Units (Compulsory) Personal Effectiveness Social Responsibilities at Work Optional Units Developing Joinery Skills Developing Building Services Skills (Incorporating basic Electrical and Plumbing skills) Basic Building Maintenance For this one year full time course you will be expected to be in college for approximately 16 hours per week. Students are given a timetabled scheme of work to guide practical and theory progress. The Core and Optional units are graded Pass (P), Merit (M) or Distinction (D). The Personal Skills units are designated Pass or Fail. On successful completion of this course and good attendance record, you may wish to progress onto other construction related courses at Level 2 offered at Eastleigh College. These include Diploma courses in Bricklaying and Site Carpentry. Subject to passing the relevant aptitude assessments, students who achieve a Merit grade or higher may also be accepted onto the Plumbing or Electrical Installation courses. A BTEC Introductory Diploma in Construction can also prepare you for employment in the Construction Industry. You may also have the opportunity to study the Key Skills in Application of Number and Communication. You will need to purchase steel toe-capped shoes and overalls for this course. Dates for your Diary We shall be pleased to see you at any of our Open Events. Come along and have a chat to the tutors and have a look round on Wednesday 14 October 2009, Tuesday 17 November 2009 or Thursday 28 January 2010 from 4.30 - 7.30pm.

BTEC Introductory Diploma in Construction The BTEC Introductory Diploma is designed to encourage you to develop the personal skills and qualities you need for work, learning and to help you achieve your full potential. BTEC Introductory qualifications incorporate practical, theory and assignment work. Each one is taught in the context of real jobs and careers in a chosen vocational sector. This...

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