HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction Pathway) (58620)

What topics are covered by the course?

Indicative Content

The content of the programme has three components . Core component . Specialist Mandatory component . Optional Component The core component consists of four units 1 - Individual Project 2 - Construction Technology 3 - Science & Materials 4 - Construction Practice and Management The specialist mandatory component consists of two units 5 - Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction 6 - Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) The optional component consists of two units 13 - Tender & Procurement 15 - Principles of Refurbishment

Delivery Methods

You’ll learn through a combination of formal and informal sessions including practical, resource-based learning activities together with work-based learning. Tutorial back-up relates both to the subject matter and individual mentoring. You can expect that the tutor to learner ratio tends to be concentrated at 1:12. This allows the individual needs of the HE learner to be met.

Who should attend?

For students who have recently been in education, the entry requirements are to include one of the following: * A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment * A level grades at E or above in more than one relevant subject. This needs to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in English and Maths. Other entry qualifications that will be considered are: * Other related Level 3 qualifications * An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution * Related work experience * An international equivalent of the above

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further Study

You'll complete the 10-unit qualification, which will allow you to progress to the Level 5 HND after completing this course. If you choose to study option three, you'll complete 8 units of study, which will not allow you to progress to the Level 5 HND.

This course is recognised as a qualification in its own right and students of the 10 unit framework can follow this course with study of a HND such as our HND Diploma Construction and the Built Environment or you may be able to progress to the second year followed by the third year of a degree to obtain an honours degree.

Career Opportunities

This qualification is a step on the way to professional status within the construction industry, giving you access to the professional associations connected with the sector. Careers exist within construction management, quantity surveying, building surveying, and architecture.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment takes place throughout the academic year to assess how you have applied the knowledge. It is anticipated that the breakdown for assessment will be: 10% class exercise; 20% presentation; 70% assignment work.

Location: University Centre - Wakefield City Campus

Level: Level 4

Start Date: There are two entry points in the academic year 3rd week in September 3rd week in January

Duration:The duration for part time study is 2 years

Time of Day: Day

Mode of Study: Part time

Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel BTEC

Guide Price: Please contact us for details

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Construction »
Duration: 2 years
Qualification: Higher National Certificate (HNC)

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This course is conducted at:

  • Castleford Campus

    Castleford Campus

    Wakefield College
    Castleford Campus
    West Yorkshire

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