Course details

Table with course details
Qualification name BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2022
Cost description To be confirmed.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

What is the build environment? The Built Environment is all around us and is the human-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, this can range from a residential dwelling, industrial factory units, commercial space, buildings or premises, infrastructure like roads and railways, a piece of public art, park land to complete conurbations neighbourhoods and cities. The construction industry accounts for 10% of all jobs in the UK at all levels, SOBE offers learners the opportunity to undertake training, qualifications and pathways focused on the professional and technical skills required within the industry at a range of levels offering progression routes into employment or higher education. Content of the qualifications and pathways include: Domestic dwellings, industrial and commercial construction techniques, Modern and Traditional Construction including Green technologies and Environmental awareness with the associated considerations The School of Built Environment (SOBE) also develops aligned skills required to manage and supervise construction projects these include; � Organising and Controlling Construction Works � Project Management � Health, Safety and Welfare � Planning Construction Works � Sustainable Construction techniques � Graphical detailing � Building regulation and control � Dimensional and cost Control methodology. You will learn skills within; � Surveying � BIM (building information management) through a range of dynamic software packages � CAD (Computer Aided Design) � Analytical Mathematics within Construction � Green Tech and Sustainability within Construction � Health, Safety and welfare � Science and Materials in Construction

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

Minimum 4 GCSE�s at grade 5 or above (must include Maths and English).

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will also work towards the development of industry recognised and required Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours specific to the industry and the progression paths available. Industry work experience/placements will also form part of your learning.

Table with course venue details
Name James Watt College
Address Aldridge Road
Great Barr
B44 8NE
Find on Google maps
Phone 0845 155 0101
Go to course

Back to results