Why should you study Building Studies ?
Firstly, the exciting specialism of Building Studies curriculum is an excellent opportunity to investigate how the construction sector works and how there are so many different career options within the industry. For example, Project Management, Site Management, Architecture, Planning and design. Coupled with the fact that Bucks UTC has world-leading founding partners in the Construction including; Taylor Wimpey, Morgan Sindall and BAM. Moreover, these employers help us develop the curriculum and influence what we teach to our students. Consequently, this improves students’ employability and transferable skills. Secondly, all sponsors support the UTC, providing guidance to students plus information about career paths, skills and knowledge. Also offer opportunities for progression, placements and employment.
Furthermore, All students joining in Year 10 will work towards completing their GCSEs alongside their choice of Building Studies specialism
Ofsted say – In construction, pupils participate in construction projects that have a real purpose, and therefore need to be carried out to professional standards.