HND Construction and the Built Environment

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
27 September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You will need a successful completion of HNC in appropriate Discipline or a previous HND/Degree Qualification facilitating a change in career.

In a nutshell

The HND (Higher National Diploma) in Construction Management builds on the knowledge and skills of the HNC. This covers construction industry fundamentals and planning, health and safety and human resource management in construction, managing construction organisations, and quality in construction.

This course is for you if...

… You have already complete and gained the HNC qualification in construction

… You want a career in construction

What will I be doing?

The HND represents a second year at a level 5 of a full degree. It is an ideal progression from the HNC and provides a progression route onto a degree in Disciplines such as Construction Management, Surveying or Civil Engineering.

Modules Studied in the HND are dependent on pathways.

Pathways offered:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Architectural Technology
  • Surveying

Modules Include:

  • Group Project
  • Geotechnics
  • Conservation
  • Advanced Measuring & Tendering
  • Advanced Construction Information

City of Newport Campus

What is expected of me?

You’ll be required to do the following:

  • Attend lectures on a day release mode of study.
  • Inquire at enrolment about government funding through our higher apprenticeships.
  • Complete Assessments that are based on coursework issued throughout the 2nd year duration of the course.
  • Study case studies of current projects providing realistic interest and opportunities to engage in professional scenarios.

What comes next?

Following successful completion of the HND, learners can progress to University to top up full degrees.

We have excellent links with local universities and can arrange taster sessions, open days and discussions with tutors at those organisations.

Alternatively, a Level 5 HND will be an ideal qualification to pursue a career in building surveying, site engineering, site management or Architectural Technology.

Additional information

This course is also available as a higher national apprenticeship.

Where can I study HND Construction and the Built Environment?

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 27 September 2024

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

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