This course is delivered by East Coast College at our Great Yarmouth campus.

What is a T Level?

T Levels are a brand new two year qualification designed to give you a head start towards the career you want. They have been designed for 16 to 19-year-olds and offer a mixture of classroom learning and work placement. They follow GCSEs, gain you UCAS points and are equivalent to three A Levels.

This T Level has been developed with employers and businesses to prepare you to step straight into your chosen career, an apprenticeship or university.

About the course…

The core element of a T Level in Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction will boost your knowledge in a range of topics such as design principles, project management and health and safety. You will also learn about the commercial side of construction, including stakeholder management, business structures and entrepreneurship. As the construction industry is always evolving, you will dive into the world of digital technology, innovation and sustainability, to understand how the industry will be shaped in the future.

You will then choose a specialism designed to support your interests, so you can get deeper into your chosen job and build up the skills you need for your future job. You can choose from
specialist modules in either Building Services Design, Civil Engineering, Hazardous Materials or Surveying and Design.

Then you will be able to put everything you learn into practice with a substantial industry placement for a minimum of 315 hours. This will give you an amazing opportunity to work with an employer while you study, such as a construction company or civil engineer, and gain invaluable experience as well as key skills that employers are looking for.

Where Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction can take you…

Following this T Level, you could progress straight into a skilled profession or continue your studies with a degree or higher apprenticeship. Career options might include becoming a Surveyor, Civil Engineer or Town Planner. Our careers advisors can help you find the right path.

Entry requirements…

  • GCSE grade 4 in Maths, English and Science