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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

This 1 year course is the equivalent to 1 A level for the subsidiary Diploma and 1 AS Level for the additional 3 units.

Available Sessions

We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
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Bangor
Full-Time 03/09/2018
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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
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Downpatrick
Full-Time 03/09/2018
16 Apply Now
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
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Lisburn
Full-Time 03/09/2018
20+ Apply Now

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Course Overview
This 1 year course is the equivalent to 1 A level for the subsidiary Diploma and 1 AS Level for the additional 3 Unit..
 

Subjects for the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (QCF) 60 credits + addition three Units 30 credits may include:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Construction Technology and Design in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design for Construction
  • Information and Communication Technology for Construction and the Built Environment
You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or ICT.
Entry Requirements

You will need at least 1 of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including maths and English.
  • Level 2 Diploma in a related Construction area
Where will it take me?

Successful completion of this course may lead onto further study on the 1 year BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (QCF) (top-up), which upon completion will be the equivalent to 2/3 A Levels.

This course can be a first step on the pathway to a career in such professions as Architecture, Sustainable Development, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering and Site Management.

How will it make me more employable?

You will 'Get the Edge' by:

  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies

This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.

 

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment will be 100% Coursework this will including report writing and practical activities
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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