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Curriculum overview

The construction curriculum provides a comprehensive skills base and a sound understanding of key industrial practices for students with a keen interest in practical work in order to prepare them for a potential career in the diverse construction industry. Students have access to specialist facilities and high-quality technical expertise from experienced and skilled staff.

Students will complete units of study across a range of construction trade specialisms to give them a broad repertoire of skills to emerge as capable craftspeople, and alongside this develop their knowledge of key topics such as health and safety and the planning and management of construction work, leaving them able to make immediate progress into the industry should they wish to upon leaving Horizons Academy.


  • Exam Board: City & Guilds
  • Qualification: Construction Skills 6219
  • 100% non-examined assessment through completed written and practical tasks

Links to Future Study & Careers

The successful completion of this qualification, together with other equivalent qualifications, such as in maths and English and the sciences, could provide the learner with opportunities to access a range of qualifications including GCE, T levels, apprenticeships, vocationally related and occupational qualifications.

Curriculum map

Please click here for the C&G Construction curriculum map.