Study Programme - Level 3 Construction Management (59179)

What topics are covered by the course?

What you will study

You will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
Compulsory topics for all pathways include:
• Domestic construction technology
• Industrial and commercial construction technology
• Health and safety in the built environment
• Construction site supervision
• Construction science and materials
• Measurement, tendering and estimating
• Site surveying
• Civil engineering technology
• Building services technology
• Graphical communication
• Architectural design and planning
• Building surveying
• Business management techniques
• Building regulations
• Sustainability and new technologies
• Mathematics for the built environment

For the ‘Construction’ pathway you will also take the following units:
• Structural mechanics
• Property maintenance and conversion

Who should attend?

4 GCSEs at A*-C (new grade 9-4) including English and Maths

4 GCSEs at A*-C (new grade 9-4)
Level 2 Functional Skills in either English or Maths, and
Grade D or 3 or Level 1/Level 2 Functional Skills in the other

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further study

Typically learners progress to a second year to complete an Extended Diploma. However some learners do progress to employment and return to study the Higher National Certificate on day release.

Career Opportunities

This course will enable you to progress your career into areas such as architecture, quantity surveying, building surveying, civil engineering and building services engineering. These jobs combine both office and on –site based activities.
Progression to direct employment in the sector could be as
trainee site engineer
trainee construction project technician
trainee technician estimator/buyer/planner
trainee construction design technician.

How will I be assessed?

Two of the units are externally assessed.
Construction principles is assessed through a 90 minute written examination, taken in January or May/June.
Construction Design is assessed through a piece of externally set and marked coursework carried out in a supervised environment.
The remaining units are assessed through assignment work completed throughout the academic year that will identify how you applied the knowledge gained. Some of these assignments will be based around practical work carried out during the unit session.
All assignment work has to be completed within the timescales provided and is restricted to a single submission. In extreme cases an extension of time can be granted by the internal verifier and one resubmission granted

Location: Wakefield City Campus, Castleford Campus
Level: Level 3
Start date: September
Duration: 2 years
Mode of study: Full-time

Guide Price: Please contact us for details.

Delivery: In house
Category: Construction »
Duration: 2 years
Qualification: Level 3 Study Programme

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