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Qualification name T Level Construction - Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction
Qualification level 3
Course start date 2nd September 2025
Duration 2 Years
Learning method Classroom based
Course type T Levels
Cost description T Levels are currently only available to 16-19 year olds. Contact us for details of other suitable courses.

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This T Level is suitable for anyone wanting a career in construction, specifically in surveying and design, civil engineering, building services design, or hazardous materials surveying. The T Level is a 2 year programme and will include a 9 week (minimum) industry placement and a Technical Qualification, where you will also choose your specialist occupation.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

5 GCSEs at grade 4 (with English, maths and Science being a grade 5).

View the key features of this course.

You'll learn specific topics in design, surveying and planning: Project management Budgeting and resource allocation Procurement Risk management In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content: Surveying and design for construction and the built environment Civil engineering Building services design Hazardous materials analysis and surveying

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Your learning will combine classroom theory and practical learning and include 9 weeks (minimum) of industry placement. The placement will provide you with a real experience of the workplace.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Your core knowledge and skills will be assessed through exams and an employer-set project. You'll work with your tutor to decide when you're ready to be assessed on the core. Assessment of occupational specialist knowledge and skills will vary depending on the occupation. It may involve tests, practical assignments and projects. Your occupational specialist knowledge and skills will be assessed in the second year.

Look at the further opportunities available.

You'll have the industry knowledge and experience to progress into roles like: Civil engineering technician Technical surveyor Building technician Engineering construction technician Architectural technician Speak to your careers adviser to find out more. You can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level, including a university degree.

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Name Northampton College
Address BADBY ROAD WEST
DAVENTRY
NN11 4HJ
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Email enquiries@northamptoncollege.ac.uk
Phone 03001232344
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk
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