|Qualification name||BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||14th February 2023|
|Cost description||Student Finance HE Loan available|
For the HNC 'top-up' you will need to have a previously acquired HNC in a relevant subject. If you are starting 'from scratch', you will need to have a relevant Level 3 qualification or significant industrial experience. GCSE maths and English at grade 4 or above are essential.
This HND course can be studied in various ways to suit your existing experience and any work or family commitments: ' As a top-up to a previously attained HNC for 1 day per week over 2 years. ' As a fast track top-up to a previously attained HNC for 2 days per week over 1 year. ' Starting 'from scratch' on 1 day per week over 4 years (incorporating the HNC). ' Starting 'from scratch' on 2 days per week over 2 years (incorporating the HNC). The HND has three pathways to choose from: Construction Management, Architectural Technology and Civil Engineering. Each of these pathways is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to keep up with the demands of employers in a constantly changing environment. This course is delivered using our newly built enhanced digital learning centre, virtual reality resources and 3D printer. In choosing the HND qualification, you will develop an understanding of the ways in which technology is transforming the construction industry. You will also learn how to adapt and use these technologies for careers in construction management, civil engineering and architectural technology.
During your time on this course you will be covering a variety of different areas of engineering and its core elements. Alongside this, you will also gain valuable experience in the skills required for higher education including research, referencing, essay writing and presenting. There are two pathways available for this course, Engineering Science or a more general Engineering pathway.Each follow a shared majority of units and separate specialised units for each stream.
Coursework, Practical assignments, Written assignments
On successful completion of the HND you can progress to degree level courses in construction site management and other related disciplines. You can also apply for managerial level roles in industry.