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Construction and Built Environment

Chichester College Group

UCAS Code: Not applicable | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

UCAS Tariff

96

A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

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Course option

2.0years

Part-time | 2022

Are you looking to progress in your construction career, or maybe looking for a new direction in your professional life?

Studying a part time (Evenings) HNC will open doors of opportunity for you and help you gain a wide set of knowledge about the construction industry. By coming to college in the evening, you have the opportunity study alongside your current employment.
Our HNC can help you with you career in construction by teaching you how the industry works, undertint how buildings are designed and constructed, it will give you skills that employers are looking for.

You will be taught in a nurturing environment with lots of expert support from our experienced and industry qualified tutors. They will teach you through a blend of lectures, guest speakers, seminars, case studies as well as individual and group work. There is a focus on developing not just your knowledge, but your professional skills as well.

This course is studied part time over 2 years and consists of 8 units and they are:
Individual project
Construction Technology
Construction practice and Management
Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
Construction information (Drawing, Detailing, specification)
Building Information Modelling (BIM)
Principles of refurbishment
Tender and Procurement

At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.

Modules

Modules (Delivered over 2 years)

• Construction Technology
• Science and Materials
• Construction Practice and Management
• Building Information Modelling (BIM)
• Individual Project
• Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
• Principles of Refurbishment
• Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)

Assessment methods

BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and the Built Environment are assessed using a combination of internally assessed, centre-devised internal assignments and internally assessed Person-set assignments. Both are marked by the centres. The final Person-set project assignment is mandatory and target particular industry-specific skills.
The grading decisions are based on using the criteria in the assessment records and when a learner has completed all the assessment for a unit then a grade will be given which could be a Pass, Merit or Distinction.

A range of assessment methods will be used depending on whether the learner has been asked to carry out research, analysis, working independently or as part of a team. Included in the assessment range are items such as essays, written reports, portfolios, presentations, examinations, in-class tests, PowerPoint presentations and journals. The grades from each formal assessment count towards your unit mark and your overall grade for the HNC.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£3,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£3,250
per year
Scotland
£3,250
per year
Wales
£3,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Crawley College

Department:

Construction

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