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Designing the Built Environment Level 1 / 2 Award

Designing the Built Environment Level 1 / 2 Award (QAN - 601/0426/0) is designed to support learners in schools and colleges who want to learn about the construction industry from the design perspective. It provides learners with a broad introduction to the design sector of the construction industry and types of career opportunities available.

The award is made up of three units, each having an applied purpose which acts as a focus, encouraging learners to consider how the use and application of their knowledge, understanding and skills impacts on individuals, employers, society and the environment.

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Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose WJEC Level 1 / 2 Award in Designing the Built Environment

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"CITB are delighted to have been able to work with WJEC to develop the Level 1 / 2 Construction Qualifications which are based on industry approved content and provide the opportunity to inspire the next generation of young people to consider Construction in its widest context as a Career of Choice"

- Gareth Williams, Qualifications and Careers Manager, CITB Wales

Key Documents

Controlled Assignments

The unit 1 external assessment will be available for centres to download from 1st May each year, in the Question Paper section of the secure site.

Continuing Professional Development

WJEC Level 1/2 Designing the Built Environment (22nd November 2018)

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Our subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.

Subject Officer

Allan Perry
029 2026 5311
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Subject Support Officer

Andrew O'Regan
029 2026 5097
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