Leicester College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The Higher National qualifications in Construction and The Built Environment are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the construction and the built environment sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in construction and the built environment. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the construction and the built environment sector, the Higher Nationals in Construction and The Built Environment give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training. The Level 5 Higher National Diploma consists of the Level 4 Higher National Certificate (from a defined specialist pathway) plus an additional 120 credits at Level 5 delivered via one of the specialist pathways.
The course will be primarily theory-based within the College, supplemented by site visits, enrichment activities and some work experience placements. Units include; Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment, Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment, Technology of complex buildings,Site Surveying for Construction and the Built Environment, Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment, Low pressure Heating systems for Building services in the Built Environment, Lighting and Electrical design for Building services in the Built Environment, Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment, Group Project in the Construction Industry, Health and Safety in construction industry, Building Services Design, Installation and Maintenance in Construction.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Freemen's Park Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applicants from non-European Union / EEA nationals should contact the International Office directly ([email protected]) to discuss your application options on the basis of your likely visa status. International applications will be considered on an individual case by case basis. More information for international applicants is available at: https://leicestercollege.ac.uk/study/international/
|UCAS Tariff||32 points||Standard entry is 32 UCAS points consisting of at least 1 full Level 3 qualification in a related subject. AS Levels are only counted towards your UCAS tariff in combination with a Full Level 3 qualification. We welcome applicants who do not match standard entry requirements but who can demonstrate ability to study this subject at university level and can evidence relevant experience.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PP|
A minimum IELTS score of 5.5 is required for non-English speakers
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4080||Year 1|