Construction Management (Construction Design and Build Technician) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Construction Management (Construction Design and Build Technician)

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Course summary

Are you looking for a nationally recognised qualification? Are you ready to improve your career prospects and looking for a career in quantity surveying or estimating? If so, a Higher National Certificate in Construction will help you get there. This course at UCNL will give you practical experience with specific emphases on the detailed design, manufacture, and installation of housing, using off-site, factory-built and new digital technologies such as BIM development associated with the detailed design of modern construction projects. All teaching staff have extensive industrial experience, are highly qualified and enthusiastic professionals. Upon completion of your Higher National Certificate in Construction Management (Construction Design and Build Technician) you will have developed a sound understanding of architectural practices and techniques along with other disciplines ensuring you will be ready to take the next step forward in the design of construction projects, or take further qualifications to better your knowledge and understanding of the industry. This course is particularly relevant to people already working in or looking to develop a career within it. Further the course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different professions. People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas of architectural practice and design and build: • Construction Technician • Architectural Technologist • Architectural Draftsperson • Information Manager • Architectural Technician • Architectural Designer If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Course progression routes may include The HNC course is designed to provide progression onto a BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) top-up or a higher apprenticeship top-up. This will also then offer a route to study a top-up degree in quantity surveying or a related discipline as well as progression to professional body membership.


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: • Construction Design Project (Pearson-set) • Construction Technology • Legal and Statutory Requirements in Construction • The Construction Environment • Digital Applications for Construction Information • Financial Management & Business Practices in Construction • Tender & Procurement • Building Information Modelling Further details about this course are available in the course specification at:

Assessment method

The primary way of delivering this course is on campus. On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures, field trips and one-to-one discussion with your tutor. The academic year is 30 weeks in duration with students expected to attend two days a week on a full-time programme and one day a week on a part-time programme. Further, students will receive 14 hours of teaching per week when attending on a full-time course and 7 hours part time. Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3000 Year 1
Scotland £3000 Year 1
Wales £3000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: • Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Trips and enhancement opportunities
Construction Management (Construction Design and Build Technician) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS