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Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Diploma Part-Time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The study programme starts on Wedensday 12 September 2019. and runs for one year. Classes run on Wednesdays from 9.00am -7.30pm

Entry requirements

Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and Built Environment

You will achieve

Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Last updated: 26th April 2019

Course overview

The Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment provides you with the underpinning knowledge and basic skills needed in a wide range of industry areas. It explores the built environment in terms of its economic, social and environmental impact on both individuals and communities. This Diploma also looks at the different demands made upon land use over time as well as the activities which shape, develop and influence the built environment. The Construction and the Built Environment Diploma provides an understanding of how this key sector works from the inside out.

Course content

The six mandatory units are as follows:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Sustainable construction
  • Maths in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Construction technology and design in Construction and civil engineering
  • Building technology in Construction

Some of the optional units are:

  • Project Management in Construction
  • Measurement Estimating and Tendering
  • Building Surveying
  • Building Regulations and Control
  • Computer Aided Design for Construction
  • Property Law
  • Conversion and Adaptations of Buildings

You will learn

  • The construction career paths and job roles within the Construction and Built Environment industries
  • Much of your coursework will require you to carry out research, analyse your findings, and then present a word-processed report and/or presentations to the group
  • You should take many photographs and video to aid presentation
  • You will learn a detailed approach to design and project management
  • Research and technical information including scientific and quantity calculations
  • All of the course time will be spent on academic coursework related to realistic and practical projects
  • At least 50% of the course time will be applied to activities on coursework projects

Plus the following specialist units (these may alter subject to demand)

  • Measuring Tendering and Estimating Process
  • ICT and CAD

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification awarded.

What equipment will I need?

You will require pens, paper, drawing equipment, scientific calculator and identified text books.

Where will I study?

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

On completion of this programme, you may wish to progress onto Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment.

How much does the course cost?

£1,500 full fee payable

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

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Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Diploma Part-Time