Introduction to DEC

This is a curriculum subject that is aimed at students interested in entering the business world of architecture, engineering and professional construction careers.  It is an industry backed programme which provides a valuable route to a professional career.

​DEC at KS4

Students undertake a project that encompasses wide range of skills, activities and experiences linked to the real world of work and the built environment. Students undertake a building design project and work through all aspects of their building’s design.

An e-portfolio is written by each student to explain their designs and progress through the course.

Level 1 Foundation - 90 Guided Learning Hours

This course is expected to be at the level achieved by students in KS3

Level 2 – 120 Guided Learning Hours

This course is equivalent to A* to C GCSE