Planning and Maintaining the Built Environment Level 1 / 2 Award
Planning and Maintaining the Built Environment Level 1 / 2 Award (QAN - 601/1271/2) is designed to support learners in developing an awareness of the key issues surrounding the successful planning and maintenance to ensure sustainable, safe, comfortable and less costly built environments. It mainly supports learners in schools and colleges who want to learn about the construction industry from the sustainability and maintenance perspective. It provides learners with a broad introduction to how the built environment is maintained and the 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 impact 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 Planning and Maintaining the Built Environment Structure of Qualifications
- Level 1 / 2 Planning and Maintaining 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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