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HND Construction Management (Construction Site Supervisor)

  • 5

    Level
    Level 5

  • Duration
    3 years

  • Start Date
    September 2024

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code
    G0060

Start Date

  • September 2024, Part Time

Summary

“The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction Management for England is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the construction sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.”
Objectives include providing the core skills required for a range of careers in construction. A balance of employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic ambitions will be offered.
The programmes incorporate a combination of traditional classroom teaching, open learning and research based experiential learning, laboratory experiments and demonstrations, use of surveying equipment, industry standard IT applications and group activities. Many assignments are based around students' own work experiences.

For the full specification please visit https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-higher-nationals/construction-management-2023.html

If you have any specific questions about this course, please contact Anna Hare - Course Leader, email: anna.hare@ccn.ac.uk

Why our College?

Flexible study options

Most of our courses require two days per week attendance at college. This means you can continue to work alongside your studies and balance other commitments.

Smaller class sizes

Our smaller class sizes mean you get all the support you need during your studies. This is a crucial difference to larger universities and provides you with access to your lecturers when you need them.

Outstanding progression

97% of our full time graduates and 100% of our part time graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after completing their degree (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes, 2019, for CCN, published by Office for Students)

Entry Requirements

Students will need:
GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent) and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in Maths and English AND one of the following: -

  • a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction or other related Level 3 qualification
  • a GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject.
  • an Access to Higher Education Diploma from an approved further education institution
  • an international equivalent to the above qualifications.
    Mature students with relevant industrial background may also be considered subject to interview.

Assessment

The course requires 240 credits, comprising 8 units (15 credits each) at Level 4 AND 8 units (15 credits each) at Level 5:
Level 4:

  • Unit 1: Construction Design Project;
  • Unit 2: Construction Technology or Unit 17: Civil Engineering Technology;
  • Unit 4: The Construction Environment;
  • Unit 5: Legal and Statutory Requirements in Construction;
  • Unit 6: Digital Applications for Construction Information or Unit 26: Digital Applications for Building Information Modelling;
  • Unit 7: Surveying, Measuring & Setting-out;
  • Unit 11: Financial Management & Business Practices in Construction;
  • Unit 20: Site Supervision & Operations.
    Level 5:
  • Unit 28: Group Project;
  • Unit 30: Project Management;
  • Unit 39: Personal Professional Development;
  • Unit 33: Construction Technology for Complex Buildings Projects;
  • Unit 44: Maintenance & Operations
  • Plus 3 additional optional units.

Unit descriptors can be found in the document “Unit Descriptors for the Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals Construction Suite”, which can be found at: http://qualifications.pearson.com/

Progression

This programme is widely recognised by employers and professional bodies and can provide pathways to both further education and membership of relevant professional bodies.

Fees

HNC or HND per 15 credit unit UK fee: £800, International Fee: £970
HNC or HND "Top Up" £6,400, International Fee: £7,7730
Full HND (240 Credits) £12, 850, International Fee: £15,460

In addition to the course fees, there is also a Pearson registration fee.

NB If your course fees are being sponsored by your employer, please be aware that CITB offer some funding to support technical training for employers in the Construction sector, see: https://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grants-and-funding/grants-and-funding/qualification-grants/

Where Next?

Why our College?

Flexible study options

Most of our courses require two days per week attendance at college. This means you can continue to work alongside your studies and balance other commitments.

Smaller class sizes

Our smaller class sizes mean you get all the support you need during your studies. This is a crucial difference to larger universities and provides you with access to your lecturers when you need them.

Outstanding progression

97% of our full time graduates and 100% of our part time graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after completing their degree (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes, 2019, for CCN, published by Office for Students)