Construction Level 3
Type: Full Time
Start Date: 02 September 2019
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
This advanced course is ideal for anyone who wishes to pursue a technical/professional career in the construction industry such as architecture, building design, construction management, building surveying, quantity surveying, property management, land administration, land surveying, town planning, civil
engineering, estimating or building services.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English, maths and science or other
level 2 qualifi cation in construction at Merit.
What is covered
There are three main career routes available in the industry depending on your future career preference, the course has been designed to offer an insight into
Level 3 in Construction, Level 3 in Civil Engineering and Level 3 in Building Services.
Subjects covered include:
• Construction principles
• Construction design
• Tendering and estimating
• Construction technology
• Health and safety in construction
• Surveying in construction
• Graphical detailing in construction
• Building regulations and control in construction
• Management of a construction project
• Building surveying in construction
• Provision of primary services in buildings
• Further mathematics for construction
• Construction in civil engineering
How is the course assessed
The course is assessed by projects, assignments, end tests and some group assessments.
What can this course lead to
You could progress on to a degree, HNC or HND in Construction or Civil Engineering, or you could study other subjects such as town planning, architecture or surveying. You can also use this qualifi cation to go straight into employment in a whole range of technical careers.