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Construction (Civil Engineering) (Yr 1 of 2) (Level 4 Higher National Certificate)

Pearson-BTEC
Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare you for a range of technical and management careers in the Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Built Environment sectors. The course will also prepare you for entry into degree courses in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or Environmental Engineering; or employment in the industry with design consultants, on site with contractors or with statutory organisations. The course also provides an opportunity for you todevelop valuable skills in the use of industry standard computer aided design (CAD) software and surveying equipment. The course may enhance promotion prospects/career progression for those already in employment. In addition to this, successful completion of the course could enable progression to higher level study.
  • Start Date
    13 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    500/8276/0

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate Construction (Civil Engineering) (Yr 1 of 2)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 13/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates 13/09/2021 - 16/06/2023
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Course Modules

  • Surveying, Measuring + setting out
  • Construction Information
  • Science + Materials
  • Mathematics for Construction
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

48 UCAS Tariff points at A Level together with a minimum of 5 passes at GCSE Grade C or above, which must include Maths and English Language or equivalent Level 2 qualification; OR National Diploma in a relevant area of study (including GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English Language or equivalent Level 2 qualification; OR University approved equivalent).Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry. For more details visit nwrc.ac.uk/apply

ROI Requirements

48 UCAS Tariff points + 5 OLCs (Grade 04 or above) to include Maths and English; The College reserves the right to increase the entrance criteria, based upon demand. Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry. For more details visit nwrc.ac.uk/apply

Work Placement

There is no structured work placement in this qualification.

What's Next?

Further Study

The course will prepare you for entry into degree courses in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering & Construction.

Career Prospects

This course is designed to enable you to embark on career paths which include: Civil and Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction, Renewable Energies, Surveying, and Project Management. You may also be in a position to continue your career by undertaking professional exams to become a Chartered Engineer. You may pursue careers within the public sector agencies, e.g., roads, water, rivers and local councils. Alternatively, following the course, you may seek employment with private consultants, designers or contractors on a diverse range of construction projects. The course also provides an opportunity for you to develop valuable skills in the use of a industry standard computer aided design (CAD) software and surveying equipment.

Enquiry

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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
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    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter

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