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Construction and the Built Environment (Construction – Architectural Technology) (Level 5 Higher National Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

This is a Level 5 course and is a progression from the Level 4 HNC course. The 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
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma Construction and the Built Environment (Construction – Architectural Technology)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    (2659)
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    (2714)
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • 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

To progress onto the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment course, applicants must have successfully completed the new Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment or Civil Engineering qualification. (First Teaching from September 2019)

ROI Requirements

To progress onto the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment course, applicants must have successfully completed the new Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment or Civil Engineering qualification. (First Teaching from September 2019)

Work Placement

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What's Next?

Further Study

Successful completion of the course will allow students to progress onto another higher education qualification such as a university degree in a construction and the built environment related area. Students who complete a HND are offered second year entry to university Built Environment programmes subject to meeting university requirements. Students can also choose to study the Tender and Procurement unit as part of their qualification which will allow direct entry into year 2 of the professionally accredited BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying course at Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Donegal, formerly LYIT. Students can also gain direct entry to year 2 of BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology and BSc (Hons) in Construction Management courses at ATU upon successful completion of the HND qualification.

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. 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.

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