Level 3

Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 National Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Stephenson Road Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Stephenson Road Campus

Overview

This course will prepare you for a career in the construction industry in the areas of general construction, civil engineering or building services engineering.

You will take part in educational visits and have the opportunity to undertake a period of work experience.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

You will study units including:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and the built environment
  • Sustainable construction
  • Mathematics in construction and the built environment
  • Science and materials in construction and the built environment
  • Building technology
  • Graphic detailing
  • Surveying in construction
  • Computer aided design
  • Structural mechanics
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Written assignments
  • Exams

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

Higher education at university or college.