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East Sussex College

Construction and the Built Environment

UCAS Code: C101

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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64

64 UCAS points or equivalent Level 3 qualifications in a relevant area.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Level 4 HNC and Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Construction and The Built Environment offers students 6 ‘specialist pathways’ designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study. These pathways are linked to Professional Body standards and vendor accredited certification (where appropriate) and can provide professional status and progression to direct employment. Units include Group Project, Project Management, Contracts and Management, Management for Complex Buildings, Alternative Methods of Construction, Environmental Assessment & Monitoring, Personal Professional Development.

This course is ideal to study whilst undertaking employment in a related field. Students take part from a variety of construction related careers including construction, project management, and civil engineering. Attendance is one day a week over two years to get the HNC qualification. A further one day a week over two years is required to get the full HND.

**Who should take this course?**
You can study this course alongside your current employment through our part-time day release option, enabling you to put your newly developed skills into practise straight away. We offer small class sizes which means you will get more one to one support with your tutor All your tutors have many years experience in the construction and the built environment industry. Hence the course has a strong work-related emphasis, focusing on application of relevant theories and principles to real world scenarios.

Your career could develop in the following paths;
- Construction Management

- Quantity Surveying

- Surveying (Setting out)

- Assistant Design Co-ordinator

- Design & Build Co-ordinator

- Construction Site Supervisor

- Construction Design Technician

- Site Manager

- Project Manager

- Health & Safety Manager

- Planning Supervisor

**What will I study?**
The Level 5 BTEC HND allows you to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to a top-up at Level 6. In addition, the qualifications may provide links to industry-related and employer-supported apprenticeship schemes that can provide further opportunities for enhanced employability.

On successful completion of the Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma, you can develop your career in the construction and the built environment sector through:
• Entering employment
• Continuing existing employment
• Linking with the appropriate vendor accredited certificates
• Committing to Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
• Progressing to university
• Progressing to a higher apprenticeship scheme, in conjunction with progression to a university degree course

**What qualification will I achieve?**
Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

**What can I do after completing this course?**
On successful completion of the Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma, you can develop your career in the construction and the built environment sector through: Entering employment, Committing to Continuing Professional Development (CPD0, Progressing to University or Higher Level Apprenticeships

Modules

Units include Group Project, Project Management, Contracts and Management, Management for Complex Buildings, Alternative Methods of Construction, Environmental Assessment & Monitoring, Personal Professional Development

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written course work projects.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,900
per year
Scotland
£5,900
per year
Wales
£5,900
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Eastbourne

Department:

Engineering

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