Who is this course for?
This course is designed for students intending to pursue a professional career in construction. Also people already working in the construction industry who wish to continue their studies on a part-time basis.
What are the entry requirements for the course?
- Four GCSEs in Mathematics, Science, English and one other at grade C or above
- Advanced Craft Certificate or Level 3 Advanced Construction Award / trade qualification
- Level 2 Diploma in Construction (Merit grade profile required)
How long is this course?
A 2 year part-time course commencing in September 2017
Wednesday: 9am – 4:30pm
Day release over two years
What will I study on this course?
MANDATORY UNITS: (1) Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment; (2) Sustainable Construction; (3) Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment; (4) Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment.
SPECIALIST UNITS: (6) Building Technology in Construction; (7) Project Management in Construction and the Built Environment; (9) Measuring, Estimating and Tendering processes in Construction and the Built Environment; (10) Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering; (15) Building Surveying in Construction.
(Specialist units are subject to change at the discretion of the Lead IV for Construction)
What Qualification will I gain?
BTEC Level 3 (90 Credit) Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (1.5 ‘A’ Level equivalent)
How is the course assessed?
By successful completion of assignments, tests and observation based on the nine units of study.
What does this course lead on to?
Successful completion of the course with at least a Merit grade profile will allow direct progression to the HNC Diploma in Construction (subject to successful interview).
How much will it cost?
Fees to be advised
How can I find out more?
For further information please contact: Caroline Shales on 608615