Level 3 Diploma in Construction & Built Environment (with Civil Engineering Options)

This is a two-year course designed for those who would like to pursue a career in the technical and professional areas of the construction industry for example, Architectural design, Building maintenance & surveying, Quantity surveying, Site Management and Civil engineering.


A feature of course is that in year 2 learners can specialise in Civil engineering or Architectural design.
Please note that for the civil engineering option learners will need GCSE Maths grade B (Higher Tier).

What Will I Learn?

In year 1 Learners follow common programme. You will gain an understanding of the underlying principles and practice of design and construction for low and medium rise buildings and structures.


In addition, you will examine the construction methods used in the construction of new buildings and their associated external works.
In year 2 learners investigate different career pathways for example, Architectural design, Quantity surveying, Site Management, Land Surveying, Civil engineering and Engineering surveying.
Emphasis is placed on you gaining academic and employability skills: such as research skills, teamwork and presentation skills which play an important part of the course.

Entry Requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at grades A*- C including English, Maths and Science or another appropriate Level 2 qualification together with Maths GCSE grade A*- C. You will also undertake a formal interview and college devised initial assessment in literacy and numeracy.

Assessment

Learners will complete a range of practical tasks, written assignments and examinations. Each module is graded with an overall Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Career Progression

Depending on your overall will have a choice of progression routes:
• Foundation degree or HNC in Sustainable Construction and Surveying
• Entry to University degree programmes


Further Notes

Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Course Details
Level:Level 3
Mode:Part Time Day
Start Date:12/09/2022
Day(s):Wednesday
Time:09:00 - 19:30
Location:Nantgarw
Course Code:05P301NA
Fees
Materials Fee: £65
Registration Fee: £172
Tuition Fee: £729

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

Future Careers
What You Could Earn:
As Production Managers and Directors in Construction:
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As Construction Project Managers and Related Professionals:
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As Building and Civil Engineering Technicians:
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As Inspectors of Standards and Regulations:
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As Electricians and Electrical Fitters:
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As Steel Erectors:
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As Bricklayers and Masons:
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As Roofers, Roof Tilers and Slaters:
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As Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers:
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As Carpenters and Joiners:
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As Glaziers, Window Fabricators and Fitters:
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As Construction and Building Trades n.e.c.:
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As Plasterers:
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As Floorers and Wall Tilers:
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As Painters and Decorators:
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As Construction and Building Trades Supervisors:
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As Scaffolders, Stagers and Riggers:
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As Road Construction Operatives:
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As Rail Construction and Maintenance Operatives:
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As Construction Operatives n.e.c.:
What Learners Say
Aberdare

Wellington Street
Aberdare
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF44 8EN

Nantgarw

Heol y Coleg
Parc Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QY

Rhondda

Llwynypia
Tonypandy
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF40 2TQ

Ystrad Mynach

Twyn Road
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7XR

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