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Construction and the Built Environment (RQF) (Level 3 Diploma)

Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

This course will prepare you for employment or entry to university in an area such as Architecture, Civil Engineering, Property Investment, Planning, Building Services Engineering, or site management. The course is equivalent to 3 A Levels and you will get the chance to gain practical and academic experience and will learn to use industry standard Computer Aided Design software to produce plans and specifications of houses and commercial buildings.
Modules of study include:
Construction Technology & Design, Building
Technology, Graphical Detailing, Design Procedures, Construction Science & Materials,
Measuring, Tendering & Estimating, ICT, CAD, Mathematics, Setting Out Processes, Health,
Safety & Welfare, Building Surveying, Surveying Processes, Building Services, Civil Engineering Construction, Sustainable Construction, Building Regulations, Project.
Assessments are designed to be directly related to real life construction industry scenarios .This course is geared towards students who wish to progress into Higher
National Diploma, Foundation Degree or degree courses.
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2021

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (RQF)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates
  • Full tuition fee 465
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK - Level 2 Diploma in Construction, OR 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include English and Maths. ILC - 4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) to include Maths and English; OR Leaving Cert Applied - Merit.

Additional Information

You can also progress directly into employment in positions such as technicians in architectural and quantity surveying offices, or working for contractors as site agents/ engineers. Civil engineering employment opportunities are available locally on major infrastructure projects.


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