Extraordinary careers in the

Built Environment start with DEC…

DESIGN, ENGINEER and CONSTRUCT WHAT YOU LOVE!

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Talented people design, engineer and construct the greatest projects in the world.

They are curious, imaginative, entrepreneurial and resilient.

They make a positive difference to people and planet.

They have a job they love, that matches their personality, skills and interests.

Inspired to learn more?

Young people can discover unique pathways into architecture, engineering and construction careers

with the award-winning ‘Design Engineer Construct!’ (DEC) Learning Programme.

DEC can be studied at school, college or home via ‘DEC School’, our dedicated online platform.

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START YOUR DEC JOURNEY NOW…

ENTER FOR FUN: DEC CHALLENGE

Every year, we launch a free to enter design challenge for students at school and college. There are amazing experiences to be won!

This year, when world leaders gather at COP26 to discuss the climate crisis, we challenge young people to Design ‘The COP’ – The Centre for Our Planet.

Exploring the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths of climate change, they will design an exciting building to support young people in their campaign for global net zero.

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Front cover of Design The COP team brief

EXPLORE: DEC AWARDS

DEC Awards are small projects that immerse children and young people in the exciting world of the Built Environment – they learn to design, engineer and construct a range of extraordinary buildings and structures, from spy-themed hotels and live music venues to riverside facilities and rural schools.

Fully supported STEM/STEAM projects
DEC Awards are perfect for use in school clubs, as enrichment activities and are now available for home learning.

CHOOSE AN AWARD
Front cover of DEC Discover Award challenge brief

STUDY: DEC QUALIFICATIONS

We offer formal study programmes for students age 11-18 leading to recognised qualifications in building and infrastructure design.

DEC inspires and provides real opportunities for young people considering exciting professional careers in Construction and the Built Environment.

They discover real-world applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths through our through our strong industry and academic links.

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ENGAGE: DEC WORK EXPERIENCE

Budding architecture, engineering and construction professionals learn from the best in the business during our work experience weeks.

School, college and home learners age 14 to 19 will develop the key knowledge and employability, technical and business skills required for a career in the Built Environment.

It’s an experience like no other and a fantastic addition to their CVs!

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Inspired to get into DEC?
Email support@classofyourown.com or call +44 (0)1282 680946