Preston Vocational Centre, Curriculum Offer 14 – 16 students

Here at Preston Vocational Centre we deliver good quality Construction training to young people from across Lancashire, each student or school group follow a tailored training program covering a number of qualification units.
All students are supported to complete the qualifications by a dedicated team of construction industry experts and tutors. Students have pastoral support through the centre as they work from our 2nd and 3rd year UCLAN social work students.

The centre is a great place to learn with more than 80% of activities ae in practical trades, this along with up to date facilities, a committed team and our passion to help young people achieve makes Preston Vocational Centre the choice for a great number of schools in Lancashire and surrounding areas.

Preston Vocational Centre supports young people to achieve the following qualifications.

Awarding Body – Pearson Edexcel
Qualification Title – BTEC Level 1 Award in Construction
Qualification Number – 500/6600/6

Awarding Body – Pearson Edexcel
Qualification Title – BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Construction
Qualification Number – 500/6591/9

Awarding Body – Pearson Edexcel
Qualification Title – BTEC Level 1 Extended Certificate In Construction
Qualification Number – 601/0124/6

Awarding Body – Pearson Edexcel
Qualification Title – BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Construction
Qualification Number – 500/6668/7

These qualifications are broken down in to the following trade units.

  • Health and Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Moving, stacking and storing resources, working as part of Team
  • Developing Brickwork Skills
  • Developing Carpentry Skills
  • Developing Joinery Skills
  • Developing Painting Skills
  • Developing Plastering Skills
  • Producing a Product
  • Developing Decorating Skills
  • Developing Plumbing Skills
  • Developing Building Maintenance Skills