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Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction route — T-level

Engineering and Professional Construction

Course ID: 173447

Course Year: 24/25

What to expect from the course

All students will develop a general understanding of construction, including:
health and safety
the science behind building design, surveying and planning
making accurate and appropriate measurements
construction methods
building regulations and standards
data management and information standards in construction
relationship management and customer service
how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts construction
digital engineering techniques
mathematical techniques to solve construction problems
construction design principles and processes
the construction industry and its role in the economy
sustainability and the environmental impact of construction
business, commerce and corporate social responsibility

You will also learn about topics specific to design, surveying and planning, including:

project management
budgeting and resource allocation
risk management

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in construction, specifically in surveying and design, civil engineering, building services design, or hazardous materials surveying. Students can progress into roles such as:

Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

GCSE Maths and English Grade 4 ( C) or above and 3 additional GCSEs or a BTEC including at least one in a relevant science or engineering related subject


This course is only available to learners aged 16-18 at the start of the course and is free.

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