Pearson BTEC National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment Level 3
Part Time Day
City of Newport Campus
50% discount available to learners on a Means Tested Benefit
100% discount available to Under 19s dependent on course suitability.
Other fees may include any of the following: registrations, exam fees or any course materials
Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only, unless otherwise stated in the additional information below
04 September 2023
In a nutshell
The course runs both as a fulltime mode of study, and a part time option, possibly as part of an apprenticeship.
If you’re looking at progressing into a professional career in construction – such as architecture, planning, building design, project management, quantity surveying, building surveying or CAD technician – this could be the perfect course.
The course covers a wide variety of topics that will allow you to embark upon a career in construction, or progess to University with a recognised qualification.
This course is for...
…anyone wanting a career in the technical disciplines of the construction industry, or looking to to progress their studies on a construction qualification at University
...Students wishing to progress onto apprenticeships or trainees looking to start a technical apprenticeship through their company, or the Welsh Apprenticeship Alliance.
...Those already in the construction industry looking to upskill, or potentially move from the trades to the technical positions, such as building surveying or project management.
Whilst gaining an in-depth knowledge of the industry, you will prepare yourself for a potential career in a range of roles including, but not exclusive to, architecture, planning, civil engineering, building design, project management, quantity surveying, building surveying and CAD technicians.
Coleg Gwent Work Based Learning Apprenticeships are available, and this will also form a natural progression for those apprentices that have already achieved a trade based NVQ.
If you are interested in following a professional career in construction, this is a good progression course for you. The course may include planning, sustainability, designing and working as part of a site or office team. You’ll study core units and optional units, including:
- Construction Principles
- Graphical Detailing
You'll be involved in ongoing inter-profession projects and practical onsite activities, including topographical and linear surveying, computer aided design (CAD) and graphical drawing techniques.
You’ll be assessed through coursework, which will include written and practical activities. Upon completion, you’ll achieve a nationally recognised qualification:
- Pearsons BTEC Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment
- Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
Due to the variety of students attending this course; your qualifications could include some but not neccessarily all of the following:
- Level 3 Trade qualifications, including diplomas and NVQs
- 5 GCSE's including English and Maths
- Industry Experience with an interview
- A-levels, Degree or higher qualifications with a view to changing career direction
After booking your course you have 14 days to change your mind and request a full refund. You can still request a refund after this date, but this will only be given if you meet the criteria from the college fee policy.
If your chosen course starts within 14 days of you booking your place, then the 14 day refund policy does not apply and any refund will be subject to the college fee policy.
All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team