Level 3- Construction and the Built Environment- Foundation/ Extended Diploma
This course concentrates on the professional and technical aspects of construction and the built environment, developing the skills, knowledge and understanding required to study and work within this varied industry. You will study topics in project management, construction processes and procedures, design, planning and regulations, construction and design drawing techniques and economics, finance and quantity surveying.
On completion of this course, you will be offered the opportunity to achieve the IOSH L1 Cert Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Workers and CSCS card qualifications.
Modules offered may vary.
Modules will include:
Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
Sustainability, Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
Economics, Finance, Quantity Surveying
Technology, Materials, Structure and Science
Project Management, Construction Processes and Procedures.
Design, Planning and Regulations
Construction and Design Drawing Techniques and CAD
Higher Education opportunities
Past students have progressed to study Higher National Certificates and Diplomas in engineering, built environment, architecture, civil engineering, quantity surveying, building surveying and project management, surveying & design for Construction and the Built Environment, building services design, hazardous materials analysis & surveying.
Career opportunities include site management, inspection, architecture, town planning and civil engineering.