BTEC works for

Are you a practical person, fascinated by how things work and are put together? Want to learn why we build things the way we do and the best materials to use?

Have you tried our 3-minute quiz? Take the quiz to uncover your strengths and get information based on your interests and aspirations. You can also take a look at our printable leaflet for background on the course, units at a glance, career pathways and much more!

The top 5 skills employers look for that you’ll learn on a Construction course:

Decision Making



Presentation Skills


What kind of career can I go into?

The construction industry is packed with highly rewarding, modern careers. Here are a few ideas to get you started:


Building Services Engineer

Building Surveyor

Construction Manager

Quantity Surveyor

Site Engineer

Architect – Replacing Building Control Surveyor
Building Services Engineer - Woman repairing electrical switches.
Building Surveyor
Construction Manager - Construction manager reviewing plans.
Quantity Surveyor
Site Engineer - A group of men overseeing a construction site.

Real life BTEC Construction stories

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George Clarke

Architect, TV Presenter and Campaigner

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Elizabeth Findlay

Construction Manager at Keepmoat Homes

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Joseph Kizhakechethipuzha

Construction and Site Management Apprentice