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.
Modules offered may vary. Modules include: Individual Project (Pearson-set) Construction Technology Science & Materials Construction Practice & Management Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) Surveying, Measuring & Setting out
You will be assessed through 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.
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
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
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
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Fees and funding