This course is very highly regarded and prized in the construction industry, and is suitable for people with a varied achievement profile such as those with significant work experience and those with level three qualifications related to the work sector. It will give you the skills needed for technical and managerial posts throughout the built environment and construction sector, while providing you the opportunity to progress to your degree in the subject. Learning is conducted via lectures, tutorials, scientific experimentation and analysis, blended learning and the Virtual Learning Environment as a method of student support. You will be given real life scenarios, case studies, experiments and problem-solving activities all related to the industry and specialist subject you are studying, to continue to deepen your ecology of real working life in the industry. You will be strongly encouraged to develop reflexive practice in your studies and employment during the programme to continue your development in lifelong learning. A key element of the programme is the partial requirements of home study. You will have access to your module tutors 24\7 via virtual learning platforms to enable you to be strongly supported and developed both in and outside of sessions. This course is primarily designed for face-to-face learning, with attendance during lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses, or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the campus is closed, TEC Partnership will deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted, with some lessons taking place in small groups and others using online sessions and support.
• Individual research project • Construction technology • Science and materials • Construction practice and management • Principals of Structural Design • Mathematics for Construction • Construction information • Civil Engineering Technology
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including written assignments, work-based practical assessment, portfolio development and presentations.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Standard offer Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject or A Levels with some industrial experience. Non-standard offer The TEC Partnership will encourage applications from non-traditional learners who lack formal academic qualifications. All non-traditional applicants will be assessed through an interview assessing their overall interest in the subject matter as well as current academic skills, set an appropriate piece of work (an essay and practical task), a judgement is then made considering their academic potential and relevant experience and skills. Accreditation of prior learning: Applicants may be admitted with credit for prior certificated learning (APcL) or work/life experience or other uncertificated learning (APeL).
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5495||Whole course|