Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Administrative Support Guide for Unit 3 and 6 - BTEC Nationals in Construction

Administrative Support Guide for Unit 3 and 6 - BTEC Nationals in Construction

The administrative support guides for the externally assessed units 2 and 3 are now available. These are designed to help you administer the set tasks.

BTEC First - one resit rule!

BTEC First Award Construction - 2018 specification - Unit 3 authorised assignment briefs

Qualification overview and progressing in the Construction sector

Administrative Support Guide for Unit 3 and 6 - BTEC Nationals in Construction

BTEC First - one resit rule!

BTEC First - one resit rule!

Learners registering on Level 1/Level 2 vocational qualifications from 1 September 2018, which count towards 2019 and 2020 DfE performance measures, will only be allowed one resit opportunity for external assessments.

BTEC First Award Construction - 2018 specification - Unit 3 authorised assignment briefs

Qualification overview and progressing in the Construction sector

Administrative Support Guide for Unit 3 and 6 - BTEC Nationals in Construction

BTEC First - one resit rule!

BTEC First Award Construction - 2018 specification - Unit 3 authorised assignment briefs

BTEC First Award Construction - 2018 specification - Unit 3 authorised assignment briefs

Update: The amended authorised assignment brief for Unit 3 Learning Aim B&C - issue 3 - is back online! You can access this from the qualification page. Check the link below!

Qualification overview and progressing in the Construction sector

Administrative Support Guide for Unit 3 and 6 - BTEC Nationals in Construction

BTEC First - one resit rule!

BTEC First Award Construction - 2018 specification - Unit 3 authorised assignment briefs

Qualification overview and progressing in the Construction sector

Qualification overview and progressing in the Construction sector

In this update, you will find 2 key documents, one for the qualifications in the Construction sector and the other showing all Pearson qualifications. These are designed to help learners plan their careers.

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The student book for the new BTEC Nationals in Construction (RQF) is available from the publishing site. The book includes the following units:

Contents Listing

Unit 1: Construction Principles
Unit 2: Construction Design
Unit 3: Tendering and Estimating
Unit 4: Construction Technology
Unit 5: Health and Safety in Construction
Unit 6: Surveying in Construction
Unit 7: Graphical Detailing in Construction
Unit 8: Building Regulations and Control in Construction
Unit 9: Management of a Construction Project
Unit 10: Building Surveying in Construction
Unit 13: Measurement Techniques in Construction

There are also activebook subscriptions available from the same page. 

Access the student book and active book for BTEC Nationals in Engineering

Pearson-set theme and topics for 2018-2019 have been released for Unit 1 and unit 22 and can be accessed from the qualification page. These apply to the delivery of these units from 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019 only. 

We have recently heard back from the DfE in relation to the 2020 lists. BTEC First Award in Construction and the built environment is on the list. 

We have made some changes to the qualification and the new specification can be accessed from the qualification page. 

Access the new BTEC First Award in Construction specification

The changes are listed under the section 'Summary of Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Construction and the Built Environment'. This is in the initial pages of the specification. 

To obtain a CSCS green card it is a mandatory requirement to study the following qualification.

To find out where you can study this qualification, click on the link below for the specification page and find where can I study this qualification? under the Learning tab.  

BTEC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

In addition to this, you also need to pass the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment test within two years of applying for a new card.

For more information visit the CSCS website.

Useful documents

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Specification BTEC First Construction NQF (2013)
pdf | 4.2 MB
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Specification BTEC First Construction NQF (2018)
pdf | 8.7 MB
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Specification BTEC National Construction RQF (2018)
pdf | 1.1 MB
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Specification BTEC Higher National Construction RQF (2018)
pdf | 5.3 MB
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Specification BTEC HN Future Homes Design and Construction (2018)
pdf | 2.5 MB
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Specification BTEC Level 1 Introductory in Construction RQF (2016)
pdf | 5.5 MB
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