Construction

Learning in this area covers technical and practical trades, such as plumbing, electrical, general construction and finishing.

Employment opportunities in this sector include practical roles (eg bricklayer, painter, plasterer, carpenter) as well as planning and support roles (eg design and architecture, town planning, surveying, sales).

We found 15 challenges in the Vocational area 'Construction'

Challenge Level NLH
Identify an iconic building, research and construct a model using supplied or identified material; evaluate the finished product.
Entry 3  10
The learner will be introduced to the initial steps in painting and decorating.
WTE1  10
The learner will be introduced to the early stages of basic electrical circuits.
WTE1  10
The learner will be introduced to the early steps of building a brick wall, observing the design required to ensure stability, they will practice off-setting rows of bricks.
WTE1  10
The learner will be introduced to the early steps of plumbing, using pipes and joint connectors to demonstrate water flow and to basic health and safety requirements.
WTE1  10
The learner will prepare for and take part in painting a fence, working with others and showing an awareness to good health and safety practices.
Entry 2  10
The learner will be introduced to the initial steps in tiling, following a number or colour sequence and have an awareness of the use of a spirit level to ascertain a level horizontal plane.
WTE1  10
The learner will participate in a basic DIY project and be able to demonstrate an awareness of health and safety.
Entry 1  10
The learner will be able to understand Health and Safety requirements in the workplace and identify potential hazards whilst using carpentry tools.
Level 2  30
The learner will successfully design and construct a functioning animal run for a guinea pig, rabbit etc.
Level 2  30
The learner will show that they can use a tenon saw to cut wood safely.
Entry 1  10
The learner will identify the skills and equipment needed to decorate a room and then carry out the decorating project.
Level 1  20
The learner will be able to use an instruction booklet to assemble an item of furniture (IKEA)
Entry 3  20
The learner will build a brick walled shape, observing the design required to ensure stability, they will practice off-setting rows of bricks.
Entry 2  10
The learner will follow simple step instructions to make a product.
WTE1  30