Construction & the Built Environment – HNC (Full-Time)

Course Overview

This programme will suit students who work or wish to work in the Construction industry and wish to develop the required academic knowledge and practical skills.

There are four areas you can choose to focus your studies on:
– Building Engineering Services
– Civil Engineering
– Construction Management
– Quantity Surveying

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries, please contact our admissions team.

    1 A Levels at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from BTEC Level 3 qualification and 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

  • Career Prospects

    Completion of the programme will allow the potential for future career advancement and progression to a related HND programme.

    Graduates have employment prospects in a wide range of construction disciplines, for example: project manager, building surveyor, services engineer, quantity surveyor or construction manager.

  • Course Modules

    An example of the modules that can be included for each area of study is listed below:

    Building Engineering Services:
    - Individual Project
    - Construction Technology
    - Science and Materials
    - Construction Practice Management
    - Principles of Electrical Design & Installation
    - Principles of Heating Services Design & Installation
    - Principles of Ventilation & Air conditioning Design & Installation
    - Mathematics for Construction

    Civil Engineering:
    - Individual Project
    - Construction Technology
    - Science and Materials
    - Construction Practice Management
    - Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
    - Mathematics for Construction
    - Principles of Structural Design
    - Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out

    Construction Management:
    - Individual Project
    - Construction Technology
    - Science and Materials
    - Construction Practice Management
    - Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
    - Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
    - Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out
    - Site Supervision and Operations

    Quantity Surveying:
    - Individual Project
    - Construction Technology
    - Science and Materials
    - Construction Practice Management
    - Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
    - Measuring and Estimating
    - Financial Management and Business Practices in Construction
    - Tender and Procurement

  • Assessment

    You will learn, via taught lessons, practical classes, self-directed study, technical skills and underpinning knowledge.

    Assessment takes place via, summative and formative assessment through a combination of continual assessment, coursework, written assignments and or examinations.

Study Mode

Full-Time

Location

Afan College

Course Length

1Y

UCAS Code

Z149

Institution Code

N13

Fees

19/20 fees: £7,500

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