Exeter College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

HNC in Quantity Surveying for England (HTQ)

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Course summary

The Higher National Certificate in Quantity Surveying for England is a level 4 qualification that includes enhanced work-related curriculum that is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technically competent staff. Aligned to the occupational standard for Construction Quantity Surveying Technician it has been quality marked as a Higher Technical Qualification. It aims 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 course is designed to help students secure the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace. It represents the latest in professional standards and provides opportunities for students to develop behaviours for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief. The course will provide you with the critical skills and practical competencies sought by employers and required for progression to further higher education study such as the HND in Quantity Surveying in England. This programme is an excellent progression option from the successful completion of the Level 3 BTEC National Certificate/Diploma or Extended Diploma in Construction or Civil Engineering. Preference will be given to merit grade students. Students with considerable experience with the industry will also be considered. This course is delivered one day per week over 2 years, making it an excellent option for those employed in the sector who are looking to further develop their skills.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


A variety of topics will be covered including but not limited to: Construction design Measurement & estimating Tender and procurement Construction Economics & sustainability Quantity surveying practice Digital applications

Assessment method

This course is assessed using a combination of: ● centre-developed internal assignments that are set and assessed by Exeter College, and ● Pearson-set assignments, which are set by centres in line with Person guidelines and graded by Exeter College. For the HNC, Exeter College will assess one compulsory Pearson-set unit targeted at particular skills. For internally assessed units, assessment takes the form of an assignment. An assignment may take a variety of forms, including practical and written.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3998 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3998 Year 1
Scotland £3998 Year 1
Wales £3998 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
HNC in Quantity Surveying for England (HTQ) at Exeter College - UCAS