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1 Presentation Title runs here l 00/00/000 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Construction and the Built Environment?

2 Could you be the next…Sir Norman Foster? Construction and the Built Environment 1 British architect, he is the United Kingdoms biggest builder of landmark buildings Designed the Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe) a London skyscraper and iconic symbol of London His company, Foster and Partners was last valued between £300 and £500 million On the Board of Trustees for the charity Article 25, helping build sustainable buildings in dangerous parts of the world

3 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Construction and the Built Environment? In this presentation youll find 2

4 Working in the Construction and Built Environment Sector 1

5 Working in the Construction and the Built Environment sector The Skills you need 4 Alongside your engineering skills, youll need: For accurate calculations and costs Understanding the needs of the end user Presenting new ideas and designs Mathematical skills Business skills Communication skills

6 BTEC Construction and the Built Environment What youll learn 5

7 Why choose BTEC? 2

8 Why choose BTEC? 5 reasons 7 Recognised by schools, colleges, universities and employers Progress to further education, training and employment Practical, real-world approach to learning Assessment happens throughout the course Present your work in a variety of ways 5

9 Your journey through education and training BTEC Firsts can be studied as part of a broad and balanced curriculum, either alongside GCSE or as part of a Study Programme. After completing a BTEC First, learners can go on to study BTEC Nationals, A levels or a combination of the two. Qualification Map BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 BTEC FirstsGCSE Levels 1 & 2 (Key Stage 4) BTEC NationalsA Levels (GCE) Level 3 (Key Stage 5) Further Education Higher Education BTEC Apprenticeships Employment

10 Succeed with BTEC 9 Taking a level 2 BTEC alongside five GCSEs adds 5.9 % more to earning power than just taking GCSEs. Every year over 100,000 BTEC students successfully apply to university in the UK. BTEC can boost your lifetime earnings by up to £92,000. Source: Statistics taken from Returns to BTEC Vocational Qualifications, London Economics (October 2010)

11 A real world approach to learning 10 BTECs let you present your work in a way that suits your style and makes the best of what you produce. Audio-visual recordings of a portfolio, sketchbook or a working logbook Producing a written technical report or specification Giving a presentatio n to an audience With BTEC, you'll be assessed throughout the course, on a range of assignments, rather than in one final exam.

12 Where can BTEC take you? 3

13 Picture of winner required… Outstanding BTEC Science and Engineering Student – Fridah Nzaba 12 Where next for Fridah? Final year of a BTEC Engineering Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Nottingham Academy. Also studying for A levels in Physics, Maths and Business Studies. Been accepted onto Rolls Royce Aerospace's Higher Apprenticeship scheme. Fridahs BTEC Experience Working independently and as part of a team. Managing and leading on education and industry partnership projects. Inspiration for high-quality employment. Fridah Nzaba

14 BTEC Construction and the Built Environment opens doors to careers as Site Supervisor Project Manager Estimator Craftsperson

15 Who can help me? 4

16 Talk to your teacher to find out more about BTEC in Construction and the Built Environment 15


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