• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 - 2 years
  • Awarding bodyEDEXCEL


This course concentrates on the professional and technical aspects of construction and the built environment, developing the skills, knowledge and understanding required to study and work within this varied industry. You will study topics in project management, construction processes and procedures, design, planning and regulations, construction and design drawing techniques and economics, finance and quantity surveying.

Successful completion of 1 year will result in a foundation diploma being awarded.

Successful completion of 2 years will result in an extended diploma being awarded.

This programme is IoT (Institute of Technology) recognised, guaranteeing you outstanding technical training.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Sustainability, Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Economics, Finance, Quantity Surveying
  • Technology, Materials, Structure and Science
  • Project Management, Construction Processes and Procedures.
  • Design, Planning and Regulations
  • Construction and Design Drawing Techniques and CAD

September - June

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and maths.

You will be assessed through projects, assignments, practical activities, coursework and presentations.

Two externally marked exams will need to be taken in January and May.

On successful completion of this course progression routes could include the HNC Construction and the Built Environment and other higher education courses which can lead to employment in the following areas, architecture, civil engineering, civil engineering with disaster management, quantity surveying, building surveying and project management.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Explore Construction

Construction students will have the opportunity to work in state of the art workshops, and have access to a real life outdoor construction site. This realistic work environment allows students to gain practical experience in constructing a single story dwelling which is built from foundations up to the roof.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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