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HND Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) - Top up

  • 5

    Level
    Level 5

  • Duration
    2 years

  • Start Date
    Multiple - see below

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code
    G0055

Start Dates

  • September 2022, Part Time
  • February 2023, Part Time

Summary

This course is for individuals wishing to develop higher-level professional skills relevant to the construction and build environment sector.
The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and The Built Environment is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the construction and the built environment sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

This programme incorporates 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.

The course comprises mandatory and optional units.
The mandatory units are:

Level 5 (total 120 credits)

Group Project
Further Mathematics for Construction
Geotechnics and Soil Mechanics
Advanced Structural Design

Students will complete additional modules selected by the course team (3 at Level 5)

Please see Pearson website https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-higher-nationals/construction-and-the-built-environment-2017.html for further information and the attached document for more detail on the core modules.

Students will normally attend college for one day per week for 18 months.

If you have any specific questions about this course, please contact Anna Hare - Course Leader HND Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering), email: anna.hare@ccn.ac.uk

Why Our College?

Specialist workshops

All construction and building services students learn in our specialist workshops using the latest tech and equipment.

Expert teaching staff

Our teaching staff are industry experts with real life experience working within their sector

Real work experience

You'll gain hands-on experience working with local and national employers

Entry Requirements

You will need GCSE English and Mathematics (grade A-C or grade four and above) AND
BTEC RQF National Certificate in construction or civil engineering

Assessment

Assessment is by a mix of assignments, project work and some exams

Progression

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

Career Progression

The course will equip students with the skills and knowledge needed for a variety of interesting and rewarding careers in civil engineering.

Fees

September 2022, Part Time

Total course fees for this programme are £6,120.00, made up of two teaching blocks of 60 credits each spread over the 1 ½ years of the course (with each teaching block charged at the rate of £3,060).

International Student course fees for this programme are £7360.00, made up of two teaching blocks of 60 credits each spread over the 1 ½ years of the course (with each teaching block charged at the rate of £3,680).

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-funding/qualification-grants/ for more information)

February 2023, Part Time

Total course fees for this programme are £6,120.00, made up of two teaching blocks of 60 credits each spread over the 1 ½ years of the course (with each teaching block charged at the rate of £3,060).

International Student course fees for this programme are £7360.00, made up of two teaching blocks of 60 credits each spread over the 1 ½ years of the course (with each teaching block charged at the rate of £3,680).

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-funding/qualification-grants/ for more information)

Why Our College?

Specialist workshops

All construction and building services students learn in our specialist workshops using the latest tech and equipment.

Expert teaching staff

Our teaching staff are industry experts with real life experience working within their sector

Real work experience

You'll gain hands-on experience working with local and national employers