Burnley College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is highly regarded by Employers and academic institutions alike, preparing students for a career in management in the Construction industry or as the stepping stone to higher level study. The programme gives a comprehensive general introduction to the study of construction, encompassing building technology, project management and legislation, with the opportunity for students to select an area in which to specialise through work-based modules.
Mandatory modules are: A Pearson-set Individual Project, Construction Technology; Science and Materials; Construction Practice and Management; Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction; Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification). Two Optional Units from: Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out; Tender and Procurement; Building Information Modelling; Principles of Refurbishment; Principles of Alternative Energy; Principles of Public Health Engineering; Civil Engineering Technology; Principles of Electrical Design and Installation; Site Supervision and Operations.
Teaching, learning and assessment on this course has been specially designed to help students build their knowledge between modules and between academic and work-based activities. Teaching is delivered by a mixture of formal lectures by industry experts, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, all supported by live project work to put theory into practice. Leading figures in the Construction industry give insightful and innovative lectures which are combined with the opportunity to attend site visits and presentations given by specialists within the Construction industry. Assessment involves a combination of coursework, presentation exercises and examinations which will show your industry expertise and knowledge.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Level 3 qualification in a related construction sector industry, such as brickwork, joinery or plastering. National Diploma or HNC in a related subject. BSc (Hons) Technology (Foundation Entry). Relevant work experience will also be considered. All applicants will need to demonstrate GCSE Maths and English with a minimum grade C or equivalent qualification. Mature applicants who do not meet these entry criteria are welcome and will be assessed on an individual basis. All applicants will be interviewed to ascertain the relevant experiential background necessary to undertake the course. Accreditation of prior certificated or experiential learning against some of the course modules will be considered.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7000||Year 1|