Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

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Course Specifics

Category:
Construction (Professional)
Level:
Level 3
Audience:
16-18 School Leavers
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 years
Interview Required:
Yes
Starts:
Continuous
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
8583.0
Funding Assisted:
Yes - If it's your first full Level 3 and you're aged 19-23 your course is funded otherwise Advanced learner loans are available
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Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

  • Construction Technology
  • Surveying
  • Health and Safety
  • Science and Materials
  • Maths
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Measurement, Estimating and Tendering
  • Building Technology
  • CAD

Who is this course for?

If you want to work as a professional in the construction and built enviroment industry and want to keep your career options open then this is the course for you. This course gives you a solid foundation of knowledge to then progress your career in a variety of roles such as Architect, Quantity Surveyor, Structural Engineer or Project Manager. Alongside learning about the key trade skills you'll learn theoretical knowledge about how buildings are constructed, sustainability and the science behind building materials.

Entry qualifications

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above.

What other experience will I gain?

Learning with experienced construction professionals you will take part in practical surveying and site activities, giving you the best opportunity for progression into work or higher education.

Where will this lead?

This course enables you to pursue a career in the industry and gives you the qualification to progress onto university-level education such as an HNC, HND or degree in a related field.

What are my career options?

What Ofsted say

'Thanks for all the help and support over the years, it has been a pleasure to attend all class's and am very grateful for your input.' Former student David.

‘Thank you for everything you have done for us. I've thoroughly enjoyed the course and to receive an award was the icing on the cake (and a very proud moment).’ Former student Amy.

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