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Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment


This Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction is a 2 year course and is equivalent to 3 A Levels.
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Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
2 Years
Level 3
Full-Time

Course Overview

This Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction is a 2 year course and is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction is a great starting point for someone wanting to become a professional within the Construction Industry.  

This 2 year course is designed to reflect the working methods of the construction industry.

Below are a list of the units covered in this programme. 

Mandatory Units include

  • Construction Principles (External Assessment)
  • Construction Design (External Assessment)
  • Tendering and Estimating (External Assessment)
  • Construction Technology
  • Health & Safety in Construction
  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing
  • Building Regulations and control in Construction
  • Management of a Construction Project
  • Plus a further 6 optional units (Optional units are subject to change dependant on industrial need)

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or ICT. 

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Available Sessions

Title Campus Type Start Spaces Fee
Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
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Bangor

Full-Time

31/08/2020

18

Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
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Downpatrick

Full-Time

31/08/2020

18

Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
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Lisburn

Full-Time

31/08/2020

18

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Ideal If:

 You would like a career within the Construction Engineering sector for example Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Architectural Technology, Building Surveying etc.

You'll Learn:

Surveying skills, Design skills and CAD skills throughout this programme.

You'll Love:

That this course can help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing your skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

The course is delivered by industry professionals.

Industry relevant software and equipment is used for the delivery of the programme including Adobe Photoshop, Trimble Sketch Up Pro, Autodesk AutoCAD and REVIT (BIM).

Additional enrichment included site visits, guest speakers, work placement opportunities, practical activities and CSR Training.

 

You'll Progress:

Progression routes can lead to:

  • Progression to Higher Education e.g. HNC/HND or Degree.
  • Other FE Programmes
  • Employment 

You'll Need:

All applications are subject to interview and should satisfy the general entry requirements as indicated below:

  • 4 GCSEs including Mathematics and English (or equivalent); or
  • Level 2 Diploma: or
  • relevant industrial experience; or
  • another qualification deemed to be appropriate by the admissions tutor 

 

Assessment 

There are 3 externally assessed units and 12 internally assessed units. Students are assessed using a range of different assessment methods. These include coursework, industry-based projects, laboratory sessions and reports, portfolios, written reports and oral presentations. These all allow the student to demonstrate understanding of the subject areas. 

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
 

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