BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and The Built Environment (180 Credit)

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (QCF)
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 August 2020
Instruction language English
Price £4,291.00
Additional price description Price based on tuition fee and exam fee
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Not known

2. Course description

If you have already achieved the BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, this one-year top-up course continues your studies to complete the full Extended Diploma, which is equivalent to three A-levels. It is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in architecture, building or quantity surveying, site management, construction project management, site engineering, estimating or buying. You will also participate in tutorial sessions and our Professional Construction Employment and Skills Academy which hasoutstanding links with and support from numerous local construction companies including contractors, architects, building services and structural engineers. The course is structured so that students who obtain an apprenticeship part-way through can easily transfer to our part-time apprenticeship programme with minimal fuss. This can sometimes happen whilst students are completing internships with employers via our Employment and Skills Academy.

3. Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are: BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, Maths and Science - preferably at grade 5 or above.

4. Equipment required

You will need to purchase various items of equipment, including safety boots for site visits and technical drawing equipment.The purchase of appropriate books and e-books is encouraged and guidance on which books to purchase will be given by subject specialists. There may also be a request for contributions to trips and visits as part of our Employment and Skills Academy activities.

5. Assessment method

The course uses various assessment methods including written assignments, presentations, poster presentations and phase tests along with other methods.Unlike many other programmes at this level, the course utilises 'problem-based learning' teaching methods which create a student-focused learning environment.

6. Venue

Address Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
DE24 8JE
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Phone 0800 028 0289
Fax 01332 510548

7. Other dates and venues

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