Are you looking to advance your career in the construction industry? This course provides academic and practical training for people employed in a range of technical construction jobs. You will gain a recognised qualification and enhance your opportunities for career progression. The Foundation Degree in Construction is designed to prepare you for a range of technical, professional and management careers in construction. It gives you the knowledge, skills and qualification to work in a diverse range of organisations within this sector. The course provides a broad knowledge of the built environment sector, exploring the key concepts and principles of construction and surveying. You will learn about contemporary issues facing the construction industry and you will look at the relationships between construction and related disciplines. You will also focus on more specific areas of construction and you will gain the expertise required for a management career. You will explore the contexts of construction management, including the regulatory systems that affect it. You will also become familiar with the software that supports construction functions. As well as gaining knowledge of the industry, you will acquire analytical and vocational skills that benefit a range of organisations. You will be able to produce professional reports, understand legal and other documents and gather relevant information to present clear arguments. The course integrates academic and practical elements, providing you with knowledge and skills to help you meet the needs of local and national employers.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
GCSE Mathematics/Numeracy, grade C/4 or above, or Key/Essential Skill equivalent level. For applicants without these qualifications, evidence of numeracy skills at a suitable level to meet the demands of the programme successfully, will need to be demonstrated. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable Examples of acceptable academic entry requirements include: Two A levels, gaining a pass in at least one relevant A2 subject at grade C or higher. Minimum grades accepted D. Examples of A Levels appropriate for the course entry are the following: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology, Geography, Geology, Economics, Business. Or a BTEC Extended Diploma or equivalent with grade MPP or higher. Or a BTEC Diploma or above, or equivalent with grade MM or higher with 2 years industry experience. Or a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or above, or equivalent with grade M or higher with 3 years industry experience. Or experience in the industry of more than 5 years that show competent managerial expertise For individuals who do not meet the above academic requirements, we will consider a wide range of non-standard or professional qualifications and experience through the submission of a portfolio for accreditation of prior learning (APL/APEL/RPEL), in accordance with GLLM regulations and policies. Direct entry onto level 5 of the GLLM Construction or Civil Engineering Foundation Degree will be considered for those progressing students who have successfully completed the respective Construction or Civil Engineering GLLM Certificate of HE, or successful completion of 120 credits from a relevant HNC.
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Additional entry requirements
Important Entry Requirement & Application Update College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020. Interviews: Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time. Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.
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