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Year 10

Session

Unit(s) of work

Home Study

Autumn 1

Plumbing

Complete any three tasks from the following five during this half term.

  1. Research a plumbing course at a local college. Find out what you would do on the course, what qualification it leads to and what qualifications you need to get in.
  2. Find a job vacancy for a plumbing apprenticeship, what skills are required, how long does it take to complete, how much will you earn?
  3. Create an identity for your plumbing business, think about a name, logo and design your van (templates for vans can be found online).
  4. Interview a plumber that you know, find out about their typical day.
  5. Write a risk assessment for a plumbing job in your house.

Autumn 2

Painting and Decorating

Complete any three tasks from the following five during this half term.

  1. Research a painting and decorating course at a local college. Find out what you would do on the course, what qualification it leads to and what qualifications you need to get in.
  2. Find a job vacancy for a painting and decorating apprenticeship, what skills are required, how long does it take to complete, how much will you earn?
  3. Create an identity for your painting and decorating business, think about a name, logo and design your van (templates for vans can be found online).
  4. Interview a painter or decorator that you know, find out about their typical day.
  5. Write a risk assessment for a painting and decorating job in your house.

Spring 1

Unit 1 – Safety and security in construction

Complete three questions this half term from the 2015 WJEC Constructing the Built Environment Unit 1 Exam paper.

Spring 2

Unit 1 – Safety and security in construction

Complete three questions this half term from the 2016 WJEC Constructing the Built Environment Unit 1 Exam paper.

Summer 1

Unit 3 – Planning Construction Projects

Complete these home study tasks this half term:

  1. Risk Assessment
  2. Safe working practices

Summer 2

Unit 3 – Planning Construction Projects

Complete these home study tasks this half term:

  1. Wallpapering Equipment
  2. Jointing methods in Plumbing
  3. Calculations for wallpapering a room