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Pearson BTEC HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (RQF)


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70386
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
34 Weeks
Level 4
Full-Time Study
Summary

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Course Code: 70386

Duration: 34 Weeks

Level: 4

Type: Full-Time

Course Structure

This HNC Construction course is a recognised Higher Education qualification, allowing students to progress to level 5.

Subject support is offered through the Virtual Learning Environment - Moodle.

The HNC consists of four Core Units (Mandatory), two Specialist Units (Mandatory) and two optional units.

Modules studied:

Core Units

  • Individual Project
  • Construction Technology
  • Science & Materials
  • Construction Practice & Management

 

Specialist Units

  • Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
  • Construction Information. (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)

 

Optional units

  • Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out
  • Site Supervision & Operations

 

Available Sessions
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Bangor

Full-Time

02/09/2019

18

£2500.00

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Downpatrick

Full-Time

02/09/2019

18

£2500.00

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Lisburn

Full-Time

02/09/2019

10

£2500.00

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Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Mandatory Additional Study

Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year

Personal Study

22 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials

Entry Requirements

GCSE English

  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

GCSE maths

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy

UCAS

A minimum of 48 UCAS points including:

  • Two A Levels at A2 OR
  • Level 3 National Diploma

Access Diploma

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 50%+

International requirements

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE 51
  • IELTS 5.5; (minimum of 5.5 in reading and Writing and 5.0 in Listening and Speaking)
  • Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Grade C, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section
How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include tests, coursework, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

Where will it take me?
Successful completion of this course will enable you to apply to a variety of jobs within the construction industry such as a Technician, Site Engineer or Site Manager.
How will it make me more employable?

This programme will provide you with the skills to enable you to meet changing circumstances, whether these arise from a shift in your own sphere of employment, promotion to supervisory or management roles or from general changes in construction practices and the information technology environment.

Industry related projects will help develop skills like teamwork, planning, problem solving and communication, all of which you may need in the work place. HNC courses are well recognised by employers and they will see that you have the technical skills and knowledge to perform related roles within their business.

Additional Costs

Students are expected to provide their own steel toe capped safety boots for site visits estimated £30.

General drawing equipment such as pencils, pens, Scientific Calculator, setsquares, compasses and scale rulers are also required. Estimated £30.

 

Accreditation
Course and Provider regulated by Pearson.
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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