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Construction and the Built Environment (Level 3 National Extended Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

This is a nationally recognised construction qualification aimed at students who wish to follow a career in the construction industry. The Extended Diploma is a two-year, full-time course that is equivalent to 3 A levels. The course will provide opportunities for students to progress within the industry and to higher level study, for example, Higher National Diploma, Foundation Degree or other degree courses. The course can also support learners who want to progress directly to employment in job roles in the construction industry and to Higher Apprenticeships in the construction sector.The course will provide education and training for a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying, construction management, architecture and architectural technology.Throughout the course you will get the opportunity to gain excellent practical and academic skills, knowledge and experience. You will learn to use industry standard Computer Aided Design software to produce plans and specifications of domestic and commercial buildings. Assessment projects are designed to be directly related to real life construction industry scenarios.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma Construction and the Built Environment
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma Construction and the Built Environment
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road

Course Modules

  • Construction Principles
  • Construction Design
  • Tendering and Estimating
  • Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction
  • Offsite and Onsite Alternative Construction Methods
  • Provision of Primary Services in Construction
  • Building Surveying in Construction
  • Construction in Civil Engineering
  • Renewable Energy for Housing
  • Housing Design Project
  • Building Regulations & Control in Construction
  • Management of a Construction Project
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Level 2 Diploma in ConstructionOR 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include English and Maths

ROI Requirements

Level 2 Diploma in Construction OR 4 OLCs (Grade O5 or above) to include Maths and English OR Leaving Cert Applied - Merit

Work Placement

NA

What's Next?

Further Study

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma courses within NWRC. You can also progress to university to study a degree course in areas including Architecture, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Planning, Building Services Engineering and Construction/ Site Management.

Career Prospects

The course will provide opportunities for you to progress directly into employment at technician level in areas such as architecture, quantity surveying, building services or civil engineering. You could also potentially work for building contractors as a site engineer or construction manager trainee.

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