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Built Environment/ Construction Management HNC

Construction Crafts, Creative Industries

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course is a technician level qualification that will provide you with the basics you’ll need to enter into a career as a construction manager within the Built Environment.

During this course you will:

  • Develop your technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Have the opportunity to develop and apply your critical reasoning and analysis skills to solve construction problems, using current industry standards and by applying contemporary industry techniques.
  • Develop your personal and business skills.

On successful completion of the course, you may be able to progress onto 2nd year of a Construction Management degree based on achieving a high result in your end of year Graded Unit.

Please note that on successful completion of this course, students will be awarded an HNC Construction Management.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One Higher at Grade C or above including Mathematics or a Science subject; OR
  • National Certificate at SCQF level 6 in Built Environment; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area

What you study

You'll study:

  • Architectural Design Sketching and Drawing.
  • Building Measurement and Cost Studies.
  • Building Science.
  • Introduction to Building Services.
  • 2D CAD (Computer-Aided Design).
  • Construction Industry Fundamentals.
  • Construction Materials and Specification.
  • Construction Site Surveying.
  • Sustainability and Modern Methods of Construction.
  • Domestic Construction Technology.
  • Substructure Construction Technology.
  • Maths for the Built Environment.
  • Structural Mechanics.
  • Statutory Control of Buildings.
  • Built Environment Graded Unit.

After the course

Careers

You might work as a Technician, or Junior Manager in the built environment and construction sector – architectural technology, quantity surveying, estimating, building surveying and construction management.

Continuing Study

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress into 2nd year of an HND in Architectural Technology, Building Surveying, Construction Management, or Quantity Surveying course, or into 2nd year of a related degree based on achieving a high grade in your end of year Graded Unit.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome