About the Built Environment

The Built Environment refers to anything built or constructed by human beings.

To work within the Built Environment, students need to have the following interests and skills:

  • Have an interest in technology and design
  • Think about how people use buildings and the environment around them
  • Be prepared to visit construction sites as well as work within an office environment
  • Be able to read architectural plans
  • Keep up to date with government regulations
  • Think sustainably and apply this to construction projects

Students will also need to have the following transferable skills:

  • Excellent communication
  • Team player
  • Dedicated
  • Good level of negotiation
  • Organised
  • Problem solver
  • Logical
  • Self-motivated´╗┐