Pearson BTEC HNC in Construction Management

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Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10613
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Higher Education
Department: Construction Studies

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Bangor
09/09/2024
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-17:00
Part-Time
Bangor
09/09/2024
Day: Tues, Thur
Time: 18:00-21:30
Part-Time
Lisburn
09/09/2024
Day: Tues, Thur
Time: 18:00-21:30
Course Structure

This HNC Construction course is a recognised Higher Education qualification, allowing students to progress to level 5.

Subject support is offered through the Virtual Learning Environment - Moodle.

The HNC consists of four Core Units (Mandatory), two Specialist Units (Mandatory) and two optional units.Modules studied:

Core Units

  • Construction Design Project
  • The Construction Environment

Specialist

  • Construction Technology
  • Legal and Statutory Requirements in Construction
  • Digital Applications for Construction Information
  • Tender and Procurement

Plus Two Optional Units

    This programme is delivered using a range of on-campus and online synchronous and asynchronous approaches.   

    Contact Hours per week

    15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

    Mandatory Additional Study

    Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year

    Personal Study

    22 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials

    General Entry Requirements

    The general entry requirements below identify the minimum qualifications needed to apply

    for the programme. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis on

    application.  You are required to upload a copy of your qualification certificates to show how

    you meet the entry requirements for the programme prior to enrolment.  Applications will

    also require successful completion of the admissions process. 

    GCSE/ Level 2 Requirements

    • GCSE grade C/4 in English Language, or Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills-

    Communication, or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification. 

    AND

    • GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics, or Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills-

    Application of Number, or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.

    AND

    Passes in 4 different subjects (can include English Language and Mathematics as above) at GCSE level (grades A* - C*/9-4), or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.

    Course Entry Requirements

    A minimum of 48 UCAS Tariff points including:

    RQF Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment with overall award profile [PPP]

    • An equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.

    Accreditation of Prior Learning 

    Alternatively, you can provide evidence of your ability to undertake the programme by

    meeting the requirements for the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process, either

    through Accredited Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or Accredited Prior Experiential

    Learning (APEL).   Further details on APL can be found in the HE admissions

    process section of our website and the HE Accreditation of Prior Learning SOP.

    International Students English Language Requirements

    International applicants, from Non-Native English speaking countries, must have evidence of

    English Language Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for

    Languages:

    • IELTS 6.0 (Academic) (minimum of 5.5 in all skills) 

    • PTE Academic 51 (minimum of 46 in each part)

    • Or equivalent UKVI-approved English Language Test

    For further information please contact our International Department

    at international@serc.ac.uk

      Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include tests, coursework, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

      Successful completion of this course will enable you to apply to a variety of jobs within the construction industry such as a Technician, Site Engineer or Site Manager.

      This programme will provide you with the skills to enable you to meet changing circumstances, whether these arise from a shift in your own sphere of employment, promotion to supervisory or management roles or from general changes in construction practices and the information technology environment.

      Industry related projects will help develop skills like teamwork, planning, problem solving and communication, all of which you may need in the work place. HNC courses are well recognised by employers and they will see that you have the technical skills and knowledge to perform related roles within their business.

      Students are expected to provide their own steel toe capped safety boots for site visits estimated £30.

      General drawing equipment such as pencils, pens, Scientific Calculator, setsquares, compasses and scale rulers are also required. Estimated £30.

       

      Course and Provider regulated by Pearson.

      Available Sessions

      The following sessions are open for application on this course:

      Campus & Course Type Start
      Part-Time
      Bangor
      09/09/2024
      Day: Monday
      Time: 09:00-17:00
      Part-Time
      Bangor
      09/09/2024
      Day: Tues, Thur
      Time: 18:00-21:30
      Part-Time
      Lisburn
      09/09/2024
      Day: Tues, Thur
      Time: 18:00-21:30

      Enquiries Information

      For more information or help with this course send us an enquiry and a member of our team will get back in touch.

      Available Sessions

      Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee Apply or get more information
      PT
      HE
      Pearson BTEC HNC in Construction Management
      Y10613BD1A

      Bangor

      09/09/2024
      Day: Monday

      Time: 09:00-17:00

      18 £1050.00
      PT
      HE
      Pearson BTEC HNC in Construction Management
      Y10613BE1A

      Bangor

      09/09/2024
      Day: Tues, Thur

      Time: 18:00-21:30

      18 £1050.00
      PT
      HE
      Pearson BTEC HNC in Construction Management
      Y10613LE1A

      Lisburn

      09/09/2024
      Day: Tues, Thur

      Time: 18:00-21:30

      18 £1050.00

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

      We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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