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CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT - CONSTRUCTION Level 4 Higher National Certificate


Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Construction and The Built Environment (Construction) EV-P



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Level
Level 4
Mode of Study
Evening
Course Type
Higher Education
Location
Portadown Campus

OVERVIEW

This course is designed for those currently working within the Construction Industry. Whether you are working in the private or public sector, successful completion of this course will provide you with a sound knowledge base, together with a high level of technical competence.

Successful completion of this qualification is also likely to enhance promotional prospects within current employment as well as increasing job prospects.

There are approximately 270 hours per year student contact time over a two year period. Your timetable will be 8.5 hours per week. There is an expectation of non-student contact study. 

All staff delivering on this programme are highly experienced with an extensive level of skillset across all construction disciplines.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before 1st July in the year of proposed entry to the course.
  • Applicants should have obtained a Level 3 UK qualification or equivalent. 
  • Applicants should have attained GCSE Mathematics Grade C or Essential Skills Numeracy Level 2. In addition, applicants must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English Language. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria outlined above but have evidence of substantial knowledge or relevant industrial experience and skills, which has not been formally assessed, should refer to the College’s Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) Policy at https://www.src.ac.uk/the-college/policies.  

Applicants progressing to higher education courses at Level 4 and above in the College or UK Universities may require a specific GCSE/ A Level profile. In some cases, the Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy may not be a suitable alternative to a GCSE. The list of acceptable qualifications for equivalency to English and mathematics for Ulster University is available from the following link: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/entrance-requirements#eng. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check each University’s progression requirements before enrolling on a course at the College.

MODULES

You will study a total of 8 units over the 2 years, these will be a mixture of Core, Mandatory and Optional units which include: 

  • Individual Project (Pearson set) (Core)
  • Construction Technology (Core)
  • Science & Materials (Core)
  • Construction Practice & Management (Core)
  • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) (Mandatory)
  • Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction (Mandatory)
  • Site Supervision & Operations (Optional)

One additional optional unit has yet to be confirmed.

DURATION

2 Years

ASSESSMENT

You will be assessed through a series of centre devised assessments and projects.

 

ACCREDITED BY

This course is accredited by Pearson.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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OTHER FEES

N/A

PROGRESSION

This course provides entry qualifications to degree courses in industry-related subjects. Upgrading the Level 4 Higher National Certificate to Level 5 Higher National Diploma on a part-time basis may give exemptions to some degree course modules in the first year. Both of these are likely to enhance promotional prospects within current employment as well as increasing personal job prospects.

HOW TO APPLY

All Higher Education courses starting in September 2022 are open for applications. Please click on the 'Apply Now' button above to begin your application. 

If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.

CONTACT

John McCreesh

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028 3025 9684

 


IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT

In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.

In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.


FEES POLICY

Information about our fees policy including details on registration and reduced fees as well as refunds can be found HERE

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  • Course Code
    P0034PE
  • Start Date
    12/09/2022
  • Day and Time
    Mon, Tues
    17:15
  • Weeks
    32
  • Fees
    £598.00 (Course - Each Year)
    £226.00 (Exam)
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