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BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment

North Lindsey College

Kingsway, Scunthorpe, DN17 1AJ

This course is delivered at North Lindsey College

Email: info@northlindsey.ac.uk

Telephone: 01724 294 030

Fax: 01724 294 020

Website: www.northlindsey.ac.uk

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The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction and the Built Environment covers the fundamental concepts, principles and theories of construction and the built environment.

Design, construction and maintenance aspects are covered including transferable skills of communication and numeracy.

This programme provides a practical and academic challenge within the framework of current industrial practices in construction. It is designed to enhance the practical and team leading skills of individuals who want to further their career in construction management.

What will you be learning?

RQF Units

Year one

€ Construction Technology
€Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
€Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing Specification)
€Construction Practice & Management
€Science and Materials

Year two

€Individual Project (Pearson-set)
€Science & Materials
€Building Information Modelling
€Tender & Procurement


Start Date: 23/09/2019 00:00

Duration: 1 year ()

How is it delivered? A variety of forms of coursework assessment are employed on the programme. These include written descriptive and numerical assignments, short tests, laboratory and workshop activities, personal projects, group work, portfolio preparation and case studies.

Availability: 2019-2020

Who can do it?

Age Range: 19+

What will you be working towards?

Skills Sector: Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Awarding Body: EDEXCEL


Level: Level 4

Entry Requirements: You will normally be required to have achieved the BTEC National Certificate or Diploma or A level or NVQ/VRQ level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area. If you hold significant practical experience or craft qualifications but not the usual level 3 entry requirement, your
application would also be considered.

Additional Information

Course Contact: Info@northlindsey.ac.uk

Course Timetable: Contact Customer Support

Progression: You could progress into a Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment at North Lindsey College. The Higher National programmes are an ideal vehicle for progression into construction and project management roles which include tendering and estimating, contracts management, project management, site management and cost control through quantity surveying.

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