This HNC Construction Management for England (Construction Design and Build Technician) course is taught by Bolton College on behalf of the University of Bolton. Equivalent to the first year of a university degree, this employment-focused HNC Construction for England taught at Bolton College offers the skills needed for a role in the construction and property industry or progression to further study. Covering core construction concepts alongside the skills and knowledge defined for the Construction Design and Build Technician occupation, this course supports you in developing the work-ready and future-proof construction skills employers demand. Our part-time day-release Level 4 HNC in Construction Management for England (Construction Design and Build Technician) can help turn your interest in the built environment into a rewarding career in the construction sector. This approved Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) focuses on developing your construction-specific and transferable knowledge and skills, ready to impress employers or continue with further study. This course contains The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) approved occupational standards that are highly regarded by industry. This stamp of quality shows that the course has been developed in collaboration with industry-leading employers to produce industry-ready graduates prepared for the ever-evolving construction and built environment sector. It covers a range of essential learning topics for all construction roles and focuses on the knowledge and skills required for the Construction Design and Build Technician occupation. Throughout the course, our team of highly professional teaching staff will guide you as you gain knowledge and understanding, as well as practical, professional and subject-specific skills. All HNC Construction Management for England students receive a broad introduction to construction and the different construction management functions relevant to a career in this dynamic and exciting sector. We'll help you to gain a sound understanding of construction technology and the construction environment. You'll explore construction management roles and learn important details about the regulatory, technological, social, legal and financial aspects of construction management. We'll highlight the importance of digital information in construction, and you'll gain experience in using industry-standard software. You'll also undertake an individual construction design project, where you'll have the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge and demonstrate your practical ability. Your studies will also cover topics relating to your chosen specialist occupation. For this Construction Design and Build Technician specialism, you'll focus on tender and procurement and building information management. Overall, our expert tutors will support you in building a wide range of construction knowledge linked to practical skills gained through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. Vocational activities will help you develop behaviours (the attitudes and approaches required for a competence). We'll also help you gain key transferable skills employers highly value, such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis, ready for employment or further study.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
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
This course is open to Home students only. Applications from International and EU students cannot usually be accepted because the study location for this course is not licenced by UKVI to sponsor students. Therefore, if you require sponsorship under the Student Visa Route to study in the UK, then, unfortunately, we'll be unable to consider your application for this course. Some EU students are eligible to study this course under the EU Settlement Scheme or Common Travel Area arrangement – for details, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/studying-in-the-uk-guidance-for-eu-students.
You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics. Entry to this course is also available to applicants who have extensive appropriate work experience in the construction/civil engineering sector. If you don't possess the academic qualifications listed above but have extensive appropriate work experience, we'll be delighted to consider your application. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work. If you intend to progress to a level 5/6 apprenticeship or top-up degree course at a university after completing this HNC, you will usually need GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). If you have not already achieved this, please speak to the course leader about taking GCSE Mathematics and/or English while completing this course.
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English language requirements
|If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.
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Fees and funding
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