Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

This course is ideal if you are wanting to pursue a career as a Civil Engineer in the Construction Industry.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10835
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time & Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Construction Studies

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Course Overview

This Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to 2 A Levels.

Mandatory Modules will be:

  • Construction Principles
  • Construction Design
  • Construction Technology
  • Health & Safety
  • Site Engineering for Construction
  • Further Mathematics
  • Construction in Civil Engineering 

Optional Units may include:

  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing
  • Management of a Construction Project 

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or ICT.

You are wanting to pursue a career as a Civil Engineer in the Construction Industry.

about Structural analysis, Measurement techniques, Civil Engineering Construction, Surveying, Construction Technology and many more.

our Industry Standard facilities with the most up to date equipment for carrying out Building Surveying, construction drawings etc. You will also the opportunity to go on Site visits with our industry trained lecturers.

to Level 3 Extended Diploma routes for Civil Engineering or Higher level HNC/D programmes in Construction.

4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English or a Level 2 construction related qualification.

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

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