Middlesbrough College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and the Built Environment is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in the construction sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. The programme is aimed at anyone who wants to pursue a career in the Construction and the Built Environment industry developing not only academic skills and abilities, but work-readiness skills. The programme is designed to provide progression into the workplace either directly or via study at university and are also designed to meet employers’ needs.
1.Individual Project (Pearson-set) 2 Construction Technology 3 Science & Materials 4 Construction Practice & Management 5 Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction 6 Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) 7 Surveying, Measuring & Setting out Plus one Level 4 Option unit Qualification credit value: a minimum of 120 credits. This is made up of eight units, each with a value of 15 credits. ● Total Qualification Time (TQT) Higher National Certificate (HNC) = 1,200 hours ● Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Higher National Certificate (HNC) = 480 hours ● There is a required mix of core, specialist and optional units totalling 120 credits. All units are at Level 4.
Pearson BTECs combine a student-centred approach with a flexible, unit-based structure. Students are required to apply their knowledge to a variety of assignments and activities, with a focus on the holistic development of practical, interpersonal and higher level thinking skills. Assessment reflects not only what the student knows but also what he or she can do to succeed in employment and higher education in an ethical manner. Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals have always allowed for a variety of forms of assessment evidence to be used, provided they are suited to the type of learning outcomes being assessed. For many units, the practical demonstration of skills is necessary and, for others, students will need to carry out their own research and analysis, working independently or as part of a team.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants will need to have: • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) • Other related Level 3 qualifications • An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution • Related work experience • An international equivalent of the above
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4600||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4600||Year 1|