BTEC Level 3 Extended Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment/Civil Engineering
Construction & Engineering
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Foundation in Civil Engineering
Adult, School Leavers, Trade & Professional, Level 3
This Level 3 qualification is for you if you wish to move into a career in the professional and technical aspects of construction or progress to university to study higher level qualifications. The courses offered are BTEC Level 3 Extended Foundation Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment and BTEC Level 3 Extended Foundation in Civil Engineering.
If you have ever wondered how the buildings, infrastructure and landscape around us came into existence, and would like to find out more, this qualification could be for you. This qualification could open up the world of the built environment sector, which covers all aspects of the creation of our towns and cities, and is fundamental to creating a sustainable future.
The course comprises the following units:
- Tendering & Estimating
- Management of a Construction Project
- Building Information Modelling
- Quality Control Management in Construction
For Built Environment:
- Graphical Detailing in Construction
- Building Surveying in Construction
- Economics and Finance in Construction
- Conversion, Adaptation and Maintenance of Buildings
For Civil Engineering:
- Further Mathematics for Construction
- Construction in Civil Engineering
- Principles & Applications of Structural Mechanics
- Highways Construction and Maintenance in Civil Engineering
Entry to this course requires 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English, Maths and Science as well as a BTEC Foundation Diploma in Construction Management and the Built Environment.
You will be assessed by the completion of assignments and externally set exams.
Your course may include work experience or a work placement that could lead to the offer of a part-time or casual work, or you might work outside of your studies. Our students benefit from local site visits and trips to construction companies, such as our award-winning local partner Priestley Construction.
Successful completion of this course can lead onto further education, apprenticeships and employment in the construction and engineering industries. Working in the construction industry could see you constructing and managing major buildings, structures and facilities. You could also train to become your own boss and become self-employed.
If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken.
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