8 reasons to choose T Level Construction

Published on 17/08/2020 by DTHACK

Want a guaranteed placement while fast-tracking your building industry knowledge? Consider the Design, Surveying and Planning (Construction) T Level at Blackpool and The Fylde College.

Construction programme leader Rosalind Tsang shares eight reasons you should consider the Design, Surveying and Planning (Construction) T Level - offered for the very first time this September at B&FC.

  1. You'll spend three days a week gaining a technical qualification recognised both by universities and employers. This gives you two days a week for the chance to gain important work experience or a related part-time job, putting what you've learned into practice.
  2. The Design, Surveying and Planning (Construction) T Level course includes a 315-hour industry placement. That's the equivalent of a full-time job for 8.5 weeks - plenty of time to understand how things work in industry and to make important contacts to last your career. 
  3. Gaining industry experience will not only provide you with unique experience and expertise - but it gives you a competitive advantage when it comes to recruiters taking a look at your CV.
  4. The Design, Surveying and Planning (Construction) T Level is free to everyone under 19. You'll be gaining core concepts and theories in construction
  5. Tutors are highly experienced in their fields, expertise they will pass on to you from the very first day of your course.
  6. The construction centre is equipped with the latest technology. We've made a huge investment in our construction facilities so that you have access the very latest developments to impress your future employers.
  7. Your Design, Surveying and Planning (Construction) T Level course will include site visits and guest speakers to give you fresh perspectives and hands-on experience of what it's like to work in the construction industry.
  8. Beyond T Levels, you can look forward to entry direct into the construction industry or a raft of higher education opportunities - specialising through degrees or HNCs or maybe seeking out a higher apprenticeship combining paid employment with further studies.

Find out more about T Levels at Blackpool and The Fylde College.