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Construction and the Built Environment (Construction) (Level 4 Higher National Certificate)

Pearson BTEC
Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

The BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction) course will equip students with the skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global construction and the built environment sector.The course will provide education and training for a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including architectural technology, civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying and construction management.The course will provide students with an understanding of the way technologies are transforming the industries of construction and the built environment and prepare them to work with these technologies within a challenging and rewarding industry.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 year full time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2023

Available Sessions

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  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Construction Practice & Management
  • Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
  • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
  • Surveying, Measuring & Setting-out
  • Individual Project (Pearson-set)
  • Construction Technology
  • Science & Materials
  • Principles of Alternative Energy
  • Advanced Surveying & Measurement
  • Alternative Methods of Construction
  • Surveying for Conservation, Renovation & Refurbishment
  • Group Project (Pearson-set)
  • Contracts & Management
  • Advanced Construction Drawing & Detailing
  • Technology for Complex Buildings Projects
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Applicants must have achieved the equivalent of 48 UCAS Tariff points together with a minimum of 5 passes at GCSE Grade C or above, which must include Mathematics, English Language or equivalent Level 2 qualifications, OR a BTEC National Diploma at MP grade or above OR a BTEC National Extended Diploma at PPP grade or above in a relevant area of study (including GCSE Mathematics, English Language or equivalent Level 2 qualification).

ROI Requirements

Applicants must have achieved the equivalent of 48 UCAS Tariff points together with 5 OLCs at Grade 04 or above in to include Mathematics and English.

Work Placement

NA

What's Next?

Further Study

Successful completion of the course will allow students to progress onto the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment at NWRC or to another higher education qualification such as a university degree in a construction and the built environment related area.

Career Prospects

This is an industry recognised qualification. In developing the programme, the Awarding Body, Pearson BTEC, have aligned content to meet requirements of a number of professional bodies, including the Institute of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institute of Architectural technologists and the Chartered Institute of building. The course will prepare students for employment in a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including architectural technology, civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying, construction management, either with design consultants, contractors or the public sector. SSE Airtricity Scholarship Students who enrol on the HND Built Environment programme are eligible to apply for an SSE Airtricity Scholarship. Successful students who meet criteria for the award receive a bursary equal to half their course fees.

Enquiry

  • Image of Paul Cotton (Strabane)
    I studied Level 2 Maths and English and successfully passed both. It was a great course, and it was great working in a smaller group. I’ve made friends for life and I’m considering progressing to another part-time course with the College.
    Paul Cotton (Strabane)
  • Image of Declan Porter
    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter
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