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Built Environment and Design - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)


Apprenticeship outline

The apprenticeship covers:

  • Producing detailed design solutions to achieve optimum functionality
  • Energy efficiency
  • Performance of built environment projects
  • Producing drawings and presentations using computer aided design software and sketches, electronic visualisations and models

How to apply for this apprenticeship

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Study location Basford 664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ

Day Release

Start date

You can start this course at any time.


Construction Technical and Professional – Built Environment and Design - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)


24 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement

You will also need 4 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4/A* to C or equivalent including English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling


Students will be assigned an assessor who will monitor their progress both in college and on site.

Students are required to keep a portfolio of evidence generated in the workplace. Students will also be required to attend college on a day release in order to study the BTEC Level 3 in Construction and the Built Environment which runs alongside the NVQ as part of the framework.


Progression from this pathway There will be a wide range of opportunities that apprentices can be involved with in a structured career path, such as building, civil engineering and specialist occupations.

After gaining work experience in the chosen occupational area this apprenticeship will enable progression to:

  • NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
  • NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management

Or an HNC/HND in

  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Construction
  • Construction Management Foundation Degree
  • Professional Practice in Construction Operations Management Construction and the Built Environment
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Conservation and Restoration
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architecture/Design
  • Architectural Technology Building Surveying
  • Building Control

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