T Level Onsite Construction (Carpentry and Joinery)
A T Level in Onsite Construction will boost your knowledge in a range of topics such as design principles, project management and health and safety. You'll also learn about the commercial side of construction, including stakeholder management, business structures and entrepreneurship. And as the construction industry is always evolving, you'll dive into the world of digital technology, innovation and sustainability, to understand how the industry will be shaped in the future.
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Firstly you'll develop your knowledge in the core principles of Onsite Construction. You'll then choose a specialism designed to support your interests, so you can get deeper into your chosen subject and build up the skills you need for your future job.
T Levels are for school leavers, you'll need to be aged 16 - 18 at the start of your programme. You'll need a Level 2 qualification from a construction or trade pathway along with maths and English grade 4 or above along with an interest in construction.
Good organisational skills and a keen interest in applying and understanding the construction industry.
T Level in Onsite Construction
Following a T Level, you could progress straight into a skilled profession or continue your studies with a degree or higher apprenticeship. Career options might include becoming an advanced site carpenter or joiner, or a construction assembly and installation operative.
T Level assessment combines examinations in the core skills, with a practical skills test for the occupational specialisms developed in practice.
Assessments come in different forms, giving you the opportunity to develop key skills and behaviours tailored to your employment. Group work, portfolios, and practical projects set by employers are just a few of the many ways you can show how your knowledge has developed.
An average of 3 hours a week.
Your learning will combine classroom theory and practical learning and include 9 weeks (45 days) minimum with an employer on an industry placement. The placement will provide you with real experience of the workplace.
14 - 18 year olds
In most cases students aged 14-18 years old on a substantial study programme will NOT be required to pay fees and most course-specific equipment and materials will be funded by the College. This excludes stationary, non-curriculum trips and a £15 enrichment fee.
19 years and over
Students aged 19 years and over may be required to pay fees. For details of fee remission and loans for students over the age of 19 click here. Please note that some courses may have additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide these additional costs in this information, they will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. If you think you may be entitled to financial support or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us.