Solihull College & University Centre

Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering) Solihull College & University Centre Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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TEF Silver

Solihull College & University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The course is an ideal stepping stone for those for those with ambitions of working within Building Services in a professional, managerial or technical capacity.

Course details

Modules

To gain the Edexcel BTEC Level 5HND in Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering) qualification you must achieve a minimum of 240 credits of which 155 are mandatory core units. The course will build on previous units already obtained on HNC. Mandatory units not already completed at HNC are

• Management Principles and Application,
• Applied Mathematics for Complex Engineering Problems
• Project Management for Building Service Engineering
• Research Project

The remainder credits are achieved through optional units which may include Work-based Learning and Assessment, Personal and Professional Development, Project Design, Implementation and Development

Assessment method

All modules are assessed by assignments; each unit's assessment is matched to the content of the unit. Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the qualification.


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

International applicants

This course is not available for International applications


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points Must be in a relevant subject such as Construction and /or Engineering disciplines.
A level DDDD - A*A*A*A* Must be in a relevant subject such as Construction and /or Engineering disciplines.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Must be in a relevant subject such as Construction and /or Engineering disciplines.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 15 credits
Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Construction or Engineering).Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.
Scottish Higher Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 4 GCSE's are required at grade C/4 or above and must include English and Mathematics. Equivalent will be considered.
HNC (BTEC) M A minimum of 120 credits at Merit profile or above and must be in a relevant subject such as Construction and/or Engineering disciplines.

We make offers based on an overall Merit profile (96 UCAS tariff points), we consideration all aspects of an application and applicants will receive a personalised offer from Solihull College & University Centre

Other qualifcations and combinations of qualifcations will be considered and maybe also acceptable - please contact headmissions@solihull.ac.uk

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

https://www.solihull.ac.uk/demographic/university-level-learner/category/construction-and-the-built-environment/course/construction-the-built-environment-civil-engineering-hnd-diploma/

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

Interview

All applicants are required to attend an interview and will be notified of the date via email and UCAS Track. Applicants applying from outside the West Midlands alternative interview arrangements can be made for you but we strongly encourage all prospective applicants come along to view Solihull College and University Centre’s facilities and meet the teaching teams.
At Interview original certificates including GCSE’s will be required, applicants applying for our Early Years courses will be required to bring evidence of DBS check, Art & Design and Media students a portfolio or show reel will also be required for interview.
Mature students who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.
Please allow 28 working days from receiving of your application to a decision being made and UCAS Track to be updated. This time may increase if there is missing information from your application (applicants will be contacted directly to request this) or during busy application periods such as 15th January equal consideration date and possibly February.


English language requirements

Students who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, but can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4, 5 or 6 qualification, will be considered as eligible to apply for the programme/course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £3,000 Year 1
EU £3,000 Year 1
England £3,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,000 Year 1
Scotland £3,000 Year 1
Wales £3,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

We have a wide selection of library books and electronic books for you to use for this course. There is no set text. You will be expected to supply your own stationery such as folders, paper and pens. A scientific calculator is required and a set of mathematical instruments including a protractor and compass. Connection to the internet is expected, but facilities are available at College to do this if necessary. You need to provide your own safety boots and High visibility jacket suitable for use on highways (i.e. yellow not orange). You will be expected to provide your own transport to site visits but these are usually local with the furthest to attend laboratory trips or local building sites

Sponsorship information

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying for both full time and part time study for September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

Provider information

Visit our website

Solihull College & University Centre
Blossomfield Road
Solihull
B91 1SB


Course contact details

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Admissions

0121 678 7000

Fax: 0121 678 7200