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T Level Design, Surveying and Planning

If you have an interest in technical construction or civil engineering, this T Level might be the right course for you. T Levels offer a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days).

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

The T Level is a unique and exciting qualification, with its balance of classroom-based activity and industry placement time. Due to the qualification design being assisted by a panel of the largest construction companies in the UK, it provides meaningful content to support the needs of the industry as well as addressing the current skills gap. They will provide the knowledge and experience needed to open the door into skilled employment, further study or a Higher Apprenticeship. Upon completion of your T Level, you will receive an overall grade of pass, merit, distinction or distinction-star. You will receive a nationally recognised certificate which will show your overall grade and a breakdown of what you have achieved.

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Start date: 05/09/2024

Course code
TLDESSP24T
Level
Level 3
Location
Truro College
Duration
2 years
Qualification
T Level

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Learn in outstanding facilities

You will be studying your T Level in our brand-new T Level facility, working with the best tools and machinery sourced from around the globe.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will study for a technical qualification, which will include core theory, concepts and skills for an industry area, in addition to specialist skills and knowledge for an occupation or career. Topics taught include: Health & Safety, Science, Design, Construction & the Built Environment, Sustainability, Measurement, Building Technology, Information and Data, Relationship Management, Digital Technology, Commercial & Business, Project Management, Law and an Employer Set Project.

In addition to aspects that you will study at College, you will undertake an industry placement with an employer for a typical duration of 45 days (designed in collaboration with industry experts). T Level’s will include an industry placement with an employer focused on developing the practical and technical skills required for your occupation. Your placement will last a minimum of 315 hours (approximately 45 days) but can last longer as a block period, day release or a mix of both. Delivery of this course is varied in environment, including field trips as an addition to formal lectures. Delivery of your programme at College will also include the completion of practical work to gain an appreciation of the physical trades involved across trades within the construction industry.

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WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?

This T Level offers a very diverse range of employment opportunities, including careers as a Technical Surveyor, Building Technician, Architectural Technician, Land Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor and Site Manager. To help T Level students get into higher education, UCAS tariff points will be allocated to T Levels. UCAS points will only be allocated to the overall T Level grade. Students must achieve at least an overall pass grade to receive UCAS points.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You need to have achieved a GCSE Grade 4 in English, Maths, Science and one other subject (of your choice), you must also have a keen interest in construction and a good work ethic. You must be able to work alone and as part of a team and to demonstrate commitment to the course.

Awarding Body: Pearson

EXTRA INFORMATION

We provide all of the tools and materials for the course, however you will be responsible for your own PPE and will be required to come equipped with a pair of steel to capped boots and a pair of safety glasses.

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What you could earn

  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Chartered Surveyors
  • Architects
  • Production Managers and Directors in Construction
  • Construction and Building Trades Supervisors
  • Elementary Construction Occupations
  • Construction Operatives
  • Rail Construction and Maintenance Operatives
Potential Salary

£74,754

Entry Level Salary

£25,165

Average Salary

£42,611

Annual openings in Cornwall

14

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£38,695

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£73,902

Entry Level Salary

£25,802

Average Salary

£42,125

Annual openings in Cornwall

2

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£98,396

Entry Level Salary

£18,992

Average Salary

£47,968

Annual openings in Cornwall

59

Potential Salary

£59,937

Entry Level Salary

£29,027

Average Salary

£42,253

Annual openings in Cornwall

14

Potential Salary

£34,975

Entry Level Salary

£11,087

Average Salary

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Annual openings in Cornwall

55

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£39,882

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£16,242

Average Salary

£26,217

Annual openings in Cornwall

43

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£68,085

Entry Level Salary

£27,728

Average Salary

£44,757

Annual openings in Cornwall

1

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