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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

The BTEC Diploma course aims to provide an understanding of the construction industry including health and safety, mathematics, science and materials, estimating and surveying.
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  • Subject Area: Construction
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    The BTEC Diploma course aims to provide an understanding of the construction industry including health and safety, mathematics, science and materials, estimating and surveying. You will need:

    • An analytical, methodical and accurate approach to your work
    • Good communication skills
    • The ability to work well in a team
    • Time keeping and an ability to meet targets


    Where will I be studying?

    Construction is a booming industry and is forecast to continue with this trend. Therefore over the Summer of 2018, we have invested in our Construction buildings, to improve the space and work conditions for our students.

    The additional workshop space created allows both carpentry and bricklaying groups to have the very best teaching and learning experience on their chosen course.

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    • Construction Principles
    • Construction Design
    • Construction Technology
    • Health & Safety in Construction
    • Building Regulations and control in Construction
    • Management of a Construction Project
    • Measurement Techniques in Construction

    Who is the course suitable for?

    This course is for you if you want to progress your career into areas such as architecture, quantity surveying, building control, building surveying and construction management. Many of these jobs combine office-based activities with on-site visits to projects and building sites.

    How is the course assesed?

    The assessment will include both internal and external assessments along with formal written assignment work.

    Are there any extra costs?

    • Pens, pencils, ruler, protractor, compass, eraser, line paper and a ring binder
    • Students will be allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred
    • Calculator
    • Text Book

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes grade 4 or above (including English and maths) or a Level 2 qualification.


    Next Steps

    The qualification can lead directly into employment, offering learners the chance to develop their skills and knowledge to a high standard recognized by the industry. In addition, this will lead learners onto a full extended diploma at Level 3 in the second year. The course will allow you to develop your skills in construction technology along with a basic understanding of the professional careers within the industry. In addition to this, you can consider progression onto a full HNC in Construction and the Built Environment or progression onto a Degree specialism.

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