Course details

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Qualification name BTEC Higher National Certificate in Architectural Technology for England
Qualification level 4
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Learning method Classroom based
Course type HTQs
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost description These fees relate to 2023/24 Tuition Fee: £TBC
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in AArchitectural Technology for England 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. Having 'for England in the title means this qualificationb is designed to meet the requirements of specific Occupational Standards. Meeting the requirements of the Occupational Standards relates to: - Qualifications that are ‘quality marked’ as Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ) - Qualifications that meet the knowledge, skills, and behaviours for identified job roles that are associated with the relevant Occupational Standards

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

• A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment • A level grades at E or above in more than one relevant subject. This needs to be supported by GCSE grades at A* - C and/or 9 - 4 (or equivalent) in English & Maths. Other entry qualifications that will be considered are: • 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

View the key features of this course.

At Heart of Yorkshire education Group our focus is around employment and with this our HNC programmes are structured on pathways, that provide students with a clear set of skills and goals for further study/employment.Addressing the Green agenda and promoting digital skills, all our higher students are offered a short Implementation of BIM course prior to the start of the HNC programme, This will support their further study. Core content Construction Design Project The Construction Environment Construction technology OR Civil Engineering technology Legal and Statutory Reuirement in Construction Digital Applications for Construction Information Digital Applications for Builfding Information Modelling Principles of Refurbishment Building Information Modelling

Understand how the course will be delivered.

You’ll learn through a combination of formal and informal sessions including practical, resource-based learning activities together with work-based learning. Tutorial back-up relates both to the subject matter and individual mentoring. You can expect that the tutor to learner ratio tends to be concentrated at 1:12. This allows the individual needs of the HE learner to be met.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment takes place throughout the academic year to assess how you have applied the knowledge. It is anticipated that the breakdown for assessment will be: 10% class exercise; 20% presentation; 70% assignment work.

The Level 4 units lay the foundation of learning by providing a broad introduction to construction and different construction management functions. This develops and strengthens core skills while preparing students for specialist subjects at Level 5 or to enter employment with the qualities necessary for job roles that require some personal responsibility.

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Name Castleford College
Address Thunderhead Ridge
West Yorkshire
WF10 4UA
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Phone 01924 789111

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