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Construction Management - Evening HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Built Environment, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

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Mode of Study


Start Date

28th Aug 2018, 36 weeks

28th Aug 2018, 36 weeks


Tuesday, Wednesday


17:45 - 20:45


City Campus


£ 696


This stimulating, learner-focused programme is delivered by highly professional teaching staff with significant Construction Industry experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

Construction managers (also known as project managers, site managers and site agents) supervise and direct operations on a construction project, to make sure it is completed safely, on time and within budget. To do this well, a construction manager needs to be good at organising and planning, motivating and managing people and creatively solving problems.

The HNC in Construction Management is a technician level qualification that combines a broad-based Construction Industry specific curriculum with a more specialist curriculum that equips you with the skills required to advance your career in this specialist and highly demanding discipline.

Please Note:

  • The cost shown is for year one of the course only.
  • You will be required to attend college for 2 evenings per week from 5.45pm to 8.45pm for two academic years.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

Entry is open to any person who can demonstrate by formal qualifications or otherwise, a reasonable expectation of successful completion of the chosen course of unit(s). Admission to the 1st year will be open if you have the following:

  • An NC in Building or equivalent at SCQF level 6 and /or
  • Persons offering relevant work experience as evidence of ability, eg 4-5 years post apprenticeship and
  • Be employed in a relevant job function in industry.

What you study

During your studies you will:

  • Develop your technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Develop the practical skills required to excel as a construction manager.
  • 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, equipping you to contribute to the demands of a professional environment.

You'll study:

  • Building Services in Large Buildings.
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design) 2D.
  • Construction Materials and Specification.
  • Construction Site Surveying.
  • Construction Technology: Substructure.
  • Construction Planning.
  • Construction Technology: Industrial and Commercial Superstructure.
  • Health and Safety in Construction.
  • Quantitative Building Studies.
  • Site Administration.
  • Standard Forms of Construction Contract.
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    28th Aug 2018, 36 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday, Wednesday
    17:45 - 20:45
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 696