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BTEC Construction and the Built Environment Diploma – 90 credit R251

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/38842/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 3 course.

Course outline

This course is intended for those who wish to progress into a career within construction management or a technical role (eg Quantity Surveyor, Site Engineer e.t.c).

The course provides an introduction to construction technology, environmental science, structural mechanics and design principles.

Course details

This course will enable you to study a wide range of skills, all of which will help you on your chosen career pathway, moving into employment or further training. You will get the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification linked to your chosen career.

Level 3 Units:

  • Unit 1 Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Unit 2 Sustainable Construction
  • Unit 3 Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Unit 4 Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Examples of Optional Units include:

  • Unit 18 Computer Aided Drafting and Design for Construction
  • Unit 54 Information and Communication Technology for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Entry guidelines

    Pass or above at Level 2 Diploma in a relevant qualification or minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade A*- C (9-4).

    Satisfactory interview, school report and / or reference.

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

    Where can I progress to?

    HNC Level 4 in Construction and the Built Environment

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    Assessment Method

    Assessment is completed by assignments.

    Equipment Required

    Drawing equipment, calculator, pens and pencils.

    When does this course run?

    Starting 4th Sep 17

    Ends 29th Jun 18

    Ref: R251J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £4300.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 17:00 Wirral Waters
    Tuesday 09:00 — 17:00 Wirral Waters
    Wednesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
    Friday 09:00 — 13:00 Wirral Waters

    Starting 3rd Sep 18

    Ends 28th Jun 19

    Ref: R251K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £4300.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 18th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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