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
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Wales
"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
- Level 1 / 2 Designing the Built Environment Structure of Qualification
- Level 1 / 2 Designing the Built Environment Teachers' Guide
- Please note that Model Assignments (summative assessment briefs) are available to download from the secure website. Please go to: Resources PDF Download / Controlled Assessment Materials
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.
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Level 1 / 2 Award in Designing the Built Environment Examiners' Report Summer 2018Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2018 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.