BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Tameside College
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Duration:1 Year Fee: Under 24 year old : £750
Full-Time courses for 16-18 School Leavers are Free.

If you are aged between 19 and 23 and you don’t have a qualification equivalent to 2 A Levels, tuition fees will be waived. If you meet the Eligible Benefit criteria AND are aged 19-23, tuition fees will be waived. Tuition fees will not be waived for students aged over 23 studying a Level 3 or higher course, however these students may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan.
Course Content: This course will provide you with a thorough introduction to the subject knowledge required for a range of technical and professional occupations within the construction industry and cover such areas as ar…

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Duration:1 Year Fee: Under 24 year old : £750
Full-Time courses for 16-18 School Leavers are Free.

If you are aged between 19 and 23 and you don’t have a qualification equivalent to 2 A Levels, tuition fees will be waived. If you meet the Eligible Benefit criteria AND are aged 19-23, tuition fees will be waived. Tuition fees will not be waived for students aged over 23 studying a Level 3 or higher course, however these students may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan.
Course Content: This course will provide you with a thorough introduction to the subject knowledge required for a range of technical and professional occupations within the construction industry and cover such areas as architectural design, CAD, estimating, production planning, building surveying and site supervision. Throughout the course you will complete18 units that are designed to focus on the practical application of knowledge and work-related skills necessary within the construction industry at managerial/professional level.

You will be continually assessed through a combination of both internal and external assessments in the form of assignments, reports, test papers, presentations and oral questioning, through which you will demonstrate an understanding of and the application of principles and practices for each unit. For each unit you complete you will receive either a pass, merit or distinction grade, which will contribute to an overall grade at the end of the course. Entry Qualification: School leavers aged 16 or over should possess 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C, these must include English and Math and preferably also include Science or Technology.

Applications are welcome from those who have particular work experience or other qualifications such as a BTEC First Diploma or Award.

Mature applicants with out the normal prerequisites are also welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to attend an interview to discuss their motivation for applying and complete an initial diagnostic assessment. Special Features: Students will have the opportunity of visiting local construction sites, trade shows and projects within the built environment. In year 2 it is expected that all students will participate in a 1 week work placement and experience working within a team environment, also to attend a compulsory Residential weekend. Progression: Employment and promotion prospects in management/technician roles within the construction industry are currently very good. Successful students may also progress onto Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificates either day release/evening only while in employment. Alternatively, successful students can apply through UCAS for professional studies in Construction.

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