BTEC Construction (Extended Diploma) - Civil Engineering Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Construction

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including mathematics at grade B and English/Welsh 1st Language; or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade and GCSE Maths and English/Welsh First Language at C grade.

In a nutshell

This course is ideal if you're looking to undertake a career in the technical disciplines of the construction industry. This includes, but is not exclusive to, architecture, planning, building design, project management, quantity surveying, building surveying and CAD technicians.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in civil engineering
... You’d like to gain both theory and practical knowledge
... You’d like a technical and dynamic knowledge of construction

What will I be doing?

  • Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Apprenticeships are available, and this’ll also form a natural progression for those apprentices that have already achieved a trade based NVQ.

    If you’re interested in following a professional career in construction, this is a good progression course for you. The course may include planning, sustainability, designing or working as part of a site team. You’ll study core units and option units including:

    • Design
    • Construction
    • Surveying
    • Estimating
    • Planning and administration

    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 and, once complete, you’ll have qualifications in:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including Mathematics at Grade B and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit Grade with GCSE Maths and English/Welsh First Language at C Grade.

You’ll also need:

  • An interest in buildings and the wider urban fabric - onstruction isn’t a job confined to the working hours of the day but rather a way of life
  • An ability to work under pressure individually or as part of a team in order to complete the assignments to strict deadlines and specifications
  • A reasonable grasp of mathematics is desirable, as many of the modules rely on basic mathematical principles in a construction context

Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation.

What comes next?

HNC/D in Civil Engineering.

Additional information



All costs are under review and subject to change.

Where can I study BTEC Construction (Extended Diploma) - Civil Engineering Level 3?

NFBE0025CE
City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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