• LevelLevel 4
  • FT/PTHE
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyPearson

Overview

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The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and the Built Environment is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in the construction sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

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

Course Information

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Year 1:
• Individual Project (Pearson-set)
• Construction Technology
• Science & Materials
• Construction Practice & Management
• Mathematics for Construction
• Principles of Structural Design
• Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
• Plus one Level 4 option unit

September- June

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to have:
• A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment
• A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent)
• Other related Level 3 qualifications
• An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution
• Related work experience
• An international equivalent of the above

Teaching methods include lectures and tutorials with some practical sessions to enhance the theory. You will study 8 modules chosen to cover the range of needs of local and national industries and business.

You are required to complement your college based learning with self study.

You will be assessed through a range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests which are planned throughout the year.

A HNC award opens up a possibility of a career in a wide range of engineering disciplines including design, manufacturing, project management and IT. Successful students may also choose to progress to the HND Engineering (Construction and The Built Environment).

Fees payable direct to Middlesbrough College

Per year £4,600

If you would like to study a higher education course, financial support is available.
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Please apply through UCAS for this course. Our team will make contact with you for further details to arrange an interview. If your application is successful we will formally offer you a place via UCAS.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply directly to us then please press the apply now button at the top of this webpage. If your application is successful we will formally offer you a place on the programme and upload your application to UCAS for you.

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