Construction and the Built Environment (Surveying) 1 Year Fast-Track at Orbital South Colleges University Centre - UCAS

Course summary

The HNC in Construction is a partially work related course and is ideal for those wanting to continue their training to become chartered surveyors, site managers, architectural technicians, estimators or local authority inspectors. Students will be required to analyse real construction sites in order to give a practical dimension to projects and assignments, typically working in small groups to present ideas within a facilitated group setting. Assignments are designed to help you develop personal qualities such as a responsible and cooperative approach to working on your own and in groups. Course dates and times will be confirmed at interview.


• Core Unit Mandatory 1 Individual Project (Pearson-set) • Core Unit Mandatory 2 Construction Technology • Core Unit Mandatory 3 Science & Materials • Core Unit Mandatory 4 Construction Practice & Management • Specialist Unit Mandatory 5 Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction • Specialist Unit Mandatory 6 Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)

Assessment method

Continuing ongoing planned assignments and practical assignment tasks in some units.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Two A-Levels at grade C or above, or BTEC National Level 3 qualification in Construction & the Built Environment, or previous relevant experience in the construction industry.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please be aware that there may be additional costs for equipment and educational visits. This information will be available from the curriculum staff at interview.
Construction and the Built Environment (Surveying) 1 Year Fast-Track at Orbital South Colleges University Centre - UCAS