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Course summary

If you're thinking about starting a career in construction and property, returning to education or want to develop your current career in the built environment sector, then our HNC Construction course is ideal for you. Located at the heart of the largest property and construction market outside of London, Salford is a great choice for building surveying. Our HNC Construction is designed for full-time and part-time students with an interest in the built environment, but with little or no knowledge of construction. Delivered full-time in just 12 months, the course provides a solid platform to progress to further study or employment. Develop essential construction sector skills Delivered by industry-experienced tutors and practitioners, you'll study a focused range of construction sector related topics. The course is aligned with the requirements of a professional career in the built environment, and provides training in the technical and practical skills to satisfy industry and employer needs. Using a range of credit modules, we’ll introduce you to industry processes and practice, including construction technology, building services, legal and contractual procedures, and management. You’ll also use the knowledge you gain during the course to complete a final project. If you choose part-time study, you will complete these modules across a second year of study. Progress to further study or employment If you're looking to get started in the built environment and build a strong foundation of knowledge in this area or if you don't meet the entry criteria for direct entry onto one of our undergraduate degrees, this HNC course is a good option. By successfully completing the HNC Construction course, you will have the option to progress onto a number of different built environment degrees, including Quantity Surveying, Construction Project Management, Building Surveying or Real Estate Development and Management. Previous HNC graduates have progressed to work for many local and national construction firms, including Balfour Beatty, Bramhall Construction, Laing O’Rourke, Manchester City Council, New Charter Housing Ltd, Northwards Housing and United Utilities. Features • Study a range of modules which will develop your professional and technical competencies, ready for a fulfilling built environment career • Build your knowledge about the practicalities and legalities involved in delivering built environment projects • Understand how both traditional and modern methods of construction are deployed to maximise the sustainability of construction projects • Develop your understanding of how people, process and digital management combine to deliver successful projects


HNC modules may include: Construction Technology, Building Services, Legal and Contractual Procedures, Management in Construction, Professional Practice, Project.

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  • Year 1

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