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Construction and the Built Environment (RQF) (Level 3 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 Diploma is a two-year, part-time course that is equivalent to 2 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 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
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2023

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (RQF) Ref D096
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Tue: 9:00AM- 9:30PM /)
    Fees:
    Full £585.00
    Concession £234.00
    Examination £207.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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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

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to Higher National Diploma, Higher National Certificate or relevant degree courses within NWRC. You can also progress to university to study in areas including Architecture, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Planning, Building Services Engineering and construction/ Site Management, however, this may require study of an additional level 3 qualification to achieve the required UCAS points. The course will also 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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    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
    Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
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    I was so much happier completing a course in something I really enjoyed, rather than studying three A-Levels in subjects that weren't going to benefit me in the future.
    Kyle Scott (Sport)
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