The Higher National qualifications in Construction and the Built Environment will help you continue your education through applied learning.
In this course, you will study a wide-ranging spectrum of the construction and the built environment sector. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the construction and the built environment sector, the Higher Nationals give you experience of the sector and prepare you for further study or training.
Then after you have completed the course you can pursue or advance your career in construction and the built environment.
What You'll Learn
During your course, you will need to complete mandatory units in:
– Individual Design Project, set by Pearson exam board
– Construction technology
– Legal and Statutory
– Construction Environment
– Tender and Procurement
– Digital Application for Construction Information
Additionally, there are two optional units which you may choose to take in addition to further your knowledge.
This course is aimed at students who currently have a level 3 qualification (i.e. A2s, extended/subsidiary diploma, Access to HE) equivalent to 32 UCAS Points, or a strong portfolio of work. You will need to have a GCSE in English and maths at grade 4/C or equivalent. We welcome applicants who do not match standard entry requirements but who can demonstrate the ability to study this subject at university level, and who can evidence relevant experience. Due to the nature of this programme, you may be invited to attend an interview. Where necessary other means of interview (i.e. telephone, web-based, CD/DVD) can be arranged.
How you will be assessed
The programme will include an externally set piece of work, the internally set units at mandatory, specialist and optional will be set and assessed internally through a range of mediums There is a range of assessment methods that can be utilsed, such as:
– presentations, written reports, accounts, surveys
– log books, production diaries
– role play
– observations and reflections on practical tasks or performance
– production of visual or audio materials, artefacts, products and specimens
– peer and self-assessment
– time-constrained assessments
Total Fees: £6165.00
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
The level 4 Higher National Certificate allows you to specialise, by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to HND and degree-level study with the Leicester College BSc(Hons) Construction Management degree programme. In addition, the qualifications may provide links to industry-related and employer-supported apprenticeship schemes that can provide further opportunities for enhanced employability. The course provides opportunity to progress into employment within construction management.
What Happens Next
Applications to our full-time undergraduate courses must be made through UCAS using the course code 002K, institution code L36. If you haven’t started a UCAS application yet, and only want to apply to Leicester College, you can apply directly to us using our direct application form via the College website, and we will process a UCAS application on your behalf.
You will be contacted to attend an interview if required, or you will be sent an offer according to the entry requirements for the course.