Construction Management for England (Construction Design and Build Technician) at University of Bolton - UCAS

University of Bolton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Construction Management for England (Construction Design and Build Technician)

Course summary

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.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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. 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.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If 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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Bolton's website for details of our fees. When completing your student finance application, please list your institution as 'University of Bolton’, not ‘Bolton College’.
Construction Management for England (Construction Design and Build Technician) at University of Bolton - UCAS