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Level 3 Diploma in Construction & The Built Environment (Top Up)

Start (w/c): 07/09/2020 Wednesday (09:00 to 19:30) Nantgarw

Course Information

The Diploma in Construction & Built Environment is a part-time course specifically designed for people who have successfully completed a Subsidiary Diploma in Construction or Surveying.

The Diploma will give people greater knowledge and understanding of the construction industry and will allow progression onto degree programmes.

What Will I Learn?

An additional six modules are required to top up from the Subsidiary Diploma to the Diploma.

Modules will include a mix of: site surveying; science & materials; design technology & building regulations.

In addition emphasis is also placed on employability skills, such as research skills, team work, presentation skills which are an important part of the course.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction/Surveying


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


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.


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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Career Progression

  • Learners will have a choice of progression routes: • Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying, Property and Maintenance • Direct entry onto part-time HND/degree courses in Architectural Design; Building Maintenance & Surveying; Civil Engineering; Site & Project Management


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