The HNC Construction and Built Environment course will help you gain a sound understanding of the technical, legal and scientific principles of construction. Seminars and lectures are backed up by construction site visits which will bring your studies to life. You’ll be taught by expert staff who have professional experience of working on large housing, commercial, and infrastructure developments, as well as having excellent working knowledge of the construction industry. At Cardiff and Vale College we have close links with industry which will provide you with valuable connections, giving you the chance to gain recognition and make contacts to help further your future career. The course is based at our Construction Training Centre, just a few minutes walk from the main City Centre Campus.
You will study the following modules. Unit 1 Individual Project Unit 2 Construction Technology Unit 3 Science and Materials Unit 4 Construction Practice and Management Unit 5 Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction Unit 6 Construction Information Unit 7 Surveying, Measuring & Setting-out Unit 16 Principles of Alternative Energy
The programme will be assessed using a combination of assignments, practical assessment and examinations
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
Mature applicants (aged 21+) who do not have the standard entry requirements but have relevant work experience will be considered.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Reading and Writing must be at 5.5|
We also accept other English language examination equivalents. The standard requirement is equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6000*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£6000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website