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Construction & the Built Environment

Construction & The Built Environment

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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

    This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

    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.

    Equipment Required

    Drawing equipment, calculator, pens and pencils.

    Assessment Method

    Assessment is completed by assignments.

    Where can I progress to?

    HNC Level 4 in Construction and the Built Environment

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    When does this course run?

    • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref R251K001

      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 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 this course).

      The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

      Planned Timetable
      Day Times Campus
      Tuesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
      Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters
      Wednesday 16:30 — 20:30 12 Quays
      Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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