Is this course right for me?

The Construction Professional Level 3 programme is designed to give you a knowledge of the construction industry, and of the range of construction professional jobs available, such as:

  • Architect
  • Structural Engineer
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Building Information Modelling

On completion of the first year, you will achieve a Diploma (90 credits), with the option of progressing to a second year of study.

Should you complete the second year, you will achieve an Extended Diploma (180 credits), which will help you progress to a Higher Apprenticeship in Construction or a HNC in Construction at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai. The Extended Diploma will also help with University applications.

The programme is both theoretical and work-related, letting you develop in-depth knowledge with professional applications. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations.

Entry requirements:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade C or D,
  • or
  • Level 2 Diploma pass in a relevant subject.
  • Attendance at an interview.


The programme is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Site visits
  • Field trips
  • Practical application of skills and knowledge


The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Assignments
  • Practical tasks
  • Job knowledge tasks


Completion of this programme provides a number of options in education and employment

You could progress into a Higher Education programme in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Foundation Degree (FdSc) Construction and (FdEng) Civil Engineering
  • HNC Building Studies 
  • HNC Construction and HNC Civil Engineering 

Your eventual career options would include technical roles in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Aided Design, Planning, Highways, Environmental Services, Surveying, and other sectors.

Additional campus/course information:

  • Llangefni

    Watkin Jones scholarships are available.

  • Rhos-on-Sea

    Courses run at the £8.2 million Marine and Built Environment Centre (MBEC) in Rhos-on-Sea.

    Watkin Jones scholarships are available.