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Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (RQF)

Level 3
Full-Time/Part-Time
22/23
60308631
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Overview

The aim of this course is to build upon the interest learners may already have in the field of construction/civil engineering, to develop their skills, deepen their understanding, and prepare them either to progress to Higher Education in the field, or to enter the industry directly. The practical nature of the course helps develop the learner's expertise in the area of construction/civil engineering through hands on experience, case studies, and projects. Learners will develop skills, knowledge and understanding using the latest industry-standard software and technologies.

The course is suitable for school leavers wishing to progress to a National Extended Diploma, university or undertake a Foundation Degree at SWC (if sufficient UCAS points have been gained through previous study.) Those who have been in industry (perhaps coming from a trade background) who wish to progress their career often complete this course. Traditionally the course is undertaken full time, 3 - 4 days per week giving students the opportunity to work part-time. Students will also have the opportunity to complete Essential Skills or GCSE qualifications in Mathematics, English and ICT.

Year One

  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction
  • Building Regulations and Control in Construction
  • Building Surveying in Construction
  • Site Engineering for Construction
  • Measurement Techniques in Construction
  • Provision of Primary Services in Construction
  • Quantity Surveying

Four GCSEs grade C or above or Level 2 BTEC. Entry is subject to a successful interview

Two of the units are externally assessed: Construction Principles (examination) and Construction Design (set tasks). All other units are internally assessed by projects and coursework assignments

Upon successful completion, learners may progress to a range of Higher Education courses such as, the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Construction Engineering with Surveying, Ulster University Foundation Degree in Engineering with Civil Engineering, Foundation Degree in Building Services with Sustainable Energy (validated by The Open University) with progression routes to Top-Up Hons Degrees in BSc (Hons) Top Up Construction Engineering and Management (validated by The Open University) or BEng (Hons) Top Up Degree in Building Services with Sustainable Energy validated by The Open University).

It is also possible to progress directly into employment, or in some cases to self-employment, using the skills learned.

6 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Dungannon

Full-Time

P3631DF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15.5

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-17:00

Time

Monday|Tuesday|Wednesday

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Dungannon

Part-Time

P3631DP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

7

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

05/09/2022

Start Date

13:00-20:00

Time

Monday

Day/s

Total Full Fee £565.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)

Full-Time

P3631EF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-17:00

Time

Monday|Tuesday|Wednesday

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)

Part-Time

P3631EP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

7

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

05/09/2022

Start Date

13:00-20:00

Time

Monday

Day/s

Total Full Fee £565.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Full-Time

P3631OF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15.5

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-17:00

Time

Monday|Tuesday|Wednesday

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P3631OP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

7

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

05/09/2022

Start Date

13:00-20:00

Time

Monday

Day/s

Total Full Fee £565.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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