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Construction Management (Design and Build) HNC Level 4

Course Overview

Would you like to work towards a nationally recognised qualification that builds on the skills you have already developed in the workplace, to enhance your employability?

If so, our Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering could be the perfect course to choose.

This professional qualification provides the perfect foundation for a career in civil engineering. It is also a great basis from which to pursue degree level study and blend theoretical and practical aspects of the discipline.

During your course you will cover a range of topics that may include:

  • Construction Practice and Management
  • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing and Specification)
  • Mathematics for Construction
  • Principles of Structural Design
  • Surveying, Measurement and Setting out.

This qualification is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical skills in the workplace. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in the construction industry.

Course Overview

Course Overview

Would you like to work towards a nationally recognised qualification that builds on the skills you have already developed in the workplace, to enhance your employability?

If so, our Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering could be the perfect course to choose.

This professional qualification provides the perfect foundation for a career in civil engineering. It is also a great basis from which to pursue degree level study and blend theoretical and practical aspects of the discipline.

During your course you will cover a range of topics that may include:

  • Construction Practice and Management
  • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing and Specification)
  • Mathematics for Construction
  • Principles of Structural Design
  • Surveying, Measurement and Setting out.

This qualification is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical skills in the workplace. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in the construction industry.

Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment is by a mix of assignments, project work and some exams. Each module is assessed by means of a series of internally set assignments that involve a combination of scenario-based tasks linked to project work, practical exercises, timed tasks, individual study and presentations.

Entry Requirements and Progression

Progression

Successful completion of the HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) enables you to apply for membership of the Institute of Civil Engineers. With this behind you, the world of work presents a variety of possibilities.

You could go on to study the HND in Construction and the Built Environment at UCS. Alternatively, graduates may apply to study the discipline at degree level.

Career Progression

Our students have gone on to pursue careers such as Civil Engineer, Project Manager, Highway Engineer, Site Manager, Utilities Engineer and Structural Engineer.

Entry Requirements

Typically entrants will possess at least one of the following:

  • AS/A2 Levels
  • Level 3 in Maths
  • A National Certificate in Civil Engineering
  • A National Diploma in Construction
  • Relevant work experience.
  • Other appropriate qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Policies and Regulations

April Open Evening – Cannington Campus

24th April 2024