Pearson BTEC HND in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction - Management)

This HND Construction Management course is a recognised Higher Education qualification, allowing students to progress to employment or Level 6.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10640

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Higher Education

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Course Structure

Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to help students secure the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace. They represent the latest in professional standards and provide opportunities for students to develop skills for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief.

This HND Construction Management course is a recognised Higher Education qualification, allowing students to progress to employment or Level 6.

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

The HND consists of five Core Units (Mandatory), five Specialist Units (Mandatory) and five optional units. The HND is the natural progression route for those candidates who have successfully completed the Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction).

MODULES STUDIED:

CORE UNITS

  • Individual Project
  • Construction Technology 
  • Science & Materials
  • Construction Practice & Management
  • Group Project (Pearson-set)
  • Specialist Units
  • Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
  • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
  • Contracts & Management 
  • Project Management
  • Management for Complex Building Projects 

OPTIONAL UNITS 

  • Principles of Alternative Energy
  • Site Supervision & Operations
  • Maintenance & Operations
  • Alternative Methods of Construction
  • Contracts & Management

Contact Hours

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. 

Entry Requirements

  • HNC - You must have successfully completed the Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)
  • ADMISSIONS - Successful completion of the Admissions Process
  • APEL - Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the Admissions Section of our website

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include tests, coursework, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play and case studies. This is dependant 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.

Where will it take me?

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.

How will it make me more employable?

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 workplace. HND courses are well recognised by the employers and they will see that you have the technical skills and knowledge to perform related roles within their business. 

Additional Costs

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

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

Accreditation

 This programme is regulated by Pearson BTEC.

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.

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