T Level Level Three - Onsite Construction Bricklaying

The qualification will help learners gain an understanding of the onsite industry and the sector, and learners will cover topics such as health and safety, construction science principles and sustainability in the construction industry.

Course Code Beverley PF334/1

What will I study?

A learner will choose one occupational specialism from the list below:

  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Bricklaying
  • Painting and Decorating

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via a mixture of formative assessments, practical tasks, presentations, group work, written work and research activities.

How will the course be delivered?

The technical qualification is made up of two components, both of which need to be successfully achieved.

The Core Component:

The core content is designed to offer sufficient breadth of knowledge and skills for the learner to apply in a variety of contexts related to the industry and those occupational specialisms linked to this T Level. The core content is the building blocks of knowledge and skills that will give a learner a broad understanding of the industry and job roles. At the same time, it will develop the core skills they will need to apply when working within the industry.

The knowledge tests and employer-set project are externally assessed.

Occupational Specialisms:

Occupational specialisms develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to achieve threshold competence in an occupation. Threshold competence is defined as and when a learner’s attainment against the knowledge, skills and behaviours is of a standard for them to enter the occupation and industry. They must also demonstrate the ability to achieve occupational competence over time with the correct support and training.

Occupational specialisms are externally moderated.

Centres and providers work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers. 


Entry requirements

Four GCSE’s grade 4 or above in English and maths.

It is preferred candidates have previous knowledge and experience within the subject area prior to entry to this grade..

What next?

This qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed for working in the onsite construction industry, which will prepare learners to enter the industry through employment or as an Apprentice.

The completion of this qualification gives the learner the opportunity to progress onto higher education courses and training.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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