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Presentation Title runs here l 00/00/000 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Construction and the Built Environment?
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
Thinking of studying a BTEC in Construction and the Built Environment? In this presentation youll find 2
Working in the Construction and Built Environment Sector 1
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
BTEC Construction and the Built Environment What youll learn 5
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 1 2 3 4 Present your work in a variety of ways 5
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
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)
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.
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
BTEC Construction and the Built Environment opens doors to careers as... 13 Site Supervisor Project Manager Estimator Craftsperson