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Access to Higher Education Extended Certificate (Construction and the Built Environment)

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Rhos-on-Sea
  • Study Mode:
    Part-time
  • Course Length:

    1 year (35 weeks), 1 day a week 9am - 7pm (9 hours)

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Access to Higher Education Extended Certificate (Construction and the Built Environment)

Part-time Courses

Please contact us for further information about applying for this course.

Course Description

Adults employed within the construction/civil engineering industry who are looking at moving into a management role and require academic skills; adults who are looking for a career in construction management who are missing industry knowledge and experience; young adults (17+) who are aiming for a HE Apprenticeship in construction / civil engineering that don’t meet the HE Apprenticeship entry criteria.

The course includes four mandatory modules:

  • Construction Principles

  • Construction Design

  • Construction Technology

  • Health and Safety in Construction

Course costs £750


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Entry Criteria

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language, Maths and Science/Technology based subjects
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification in construction
  • Relevant industry experience (this will be subject to entry interview)

As part of the application process, you will have the opportunity to discuss the course and your personal circumstances during the interview.

Delivery

The programme is delivered through blended learning:

  • Lectures (including on campus and online).

  • Seminars

  • Tutorials

  • Site visits (on site or virtual)

  • Field trips

  • Practical application of skills and knowledge

Assessment

The programme is assessed using the following methods:

  • Assignments

  • Practical tasks

  • Presentations

  • External Exam

  • Internal Exam

Progression

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:

  • Certificate in Higher Education Level 4 in Construction

  • Certificate in Higher Education Level 4 in Civil Engineering

  • Higher Apprenticeship in Construction

  • Higher Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering

  • Foundation Degree (FdSc) Construction

  • BSc (Hons) Construction Management

  • Other related industry programmes

Other details

Course type: Part-time Courses

Level: 3

Programme Area:

  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Access to Higher Education

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