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    About the course

    The aim of the Transition Programme is to ensure you develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours essential to progress on to our T Level programme. On your course you will gain an understanding of the construction industry and the roles each of the professions play in a construction project.  You will also be required to further develop your English and Maths to the required standard to be able to progress on to the T Level.

    Entry requirements


    English – 3

    Maths – 3

    How much does it cost?

    Free to those aged 16-18. If you are aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

    There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.

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    Why study?

    Throughout the course you will take part in a range of activities working both as part of a group and independently. You will develop practical design skills and a deeper understanding of how to apply mathematical principles in a construction context. There will be opportunities to take part in surveying and civil engineering activities as well as a requirement to take part in a construction project.

    Our students each year take part in a national design competition with the Ministry of Building Innovation and Education. We also took part in a suicide prevention campaign liked to the construction industry. 

    We have strong links with the following companies:

    • VolkerFitzpatrick
    • Mace 
    • HTS Group 
    • Wilmott Dixon 

    Where will this course take me?

    If you move onto the Level 3 you will then be able to gain UCAS points and move on to HE.

    Possible careers:

    • Land Surveyor
    • Quantity Surveyor
    • Civil Engineer 
    • Architect 
    • Site Manager

    Core modules

    Level 2

    • Construction Technology
    • Construction and Design 
    • Scientific and Mathematical Applications for Construction 
    • Sustainability in Construction
    • Exploring Surveying 
    • Exploring Civil Engineering 

    Level 3 

    • Projects in Construction 

    How will I be assessed?

    Will include a wide range of assessment methods including written assignments, videos, professional discussions and posters.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
    Ask Us a question about this course


    Funding Your Course

    If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.