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Course summary

The HNC in Quantity Surveying will give you a high-level understanding of the design, function, construction and statutory requirements for buildings of all classes. The Higher National Certificate is highly regarded by employers due to the hands-on experience gained in the various tasks and requirements construction professionals face. Students will develop knowledge of building maintenance, quality assurance, construction management, construction techniques, building materials, building inspection and contract procedures. The programme will be taught using a combination of lectures, guest speakers and tutorials.


You will study the following units on this course: Construction Design Project Construction Technology Science and Materials The Construction Environment Digital Applications for Construction Information Quantity Surveying Practice Measuring & Estimating Law & Legal Frameworks in Quantity Surveying

Assessment method

The programme will be assessed using a combination of written assignments, practical assessment and examinations.

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

Other level 3 qualifications considered and International equivalents. Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

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Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1920 Year 1
Northern Ireland £1920 Year 1
Scotland £1920 Year 1
Wales £1920 Year 1
Channel Islands £1920 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £1920 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the College library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the College website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, may be eligible for student finance and be designated as a home student for fees purposes. Irish nationals are eligible for support under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship 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.

Quantity Surveying at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS