Course Overview

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. 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.

Course Structure

The course comprises the following units:
  • Domestic construction technology
  • Industrial and commercial construction technology
  • Health and safety in the built environment
  • Sustainability and new technologies
  • Mathematics for the built environment
  • Construction site supervision
  • Construction science and materials
  • Measurement, tendering and estimating
  • Site surveying

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.


Completion of this qualification will enable you to progress onto the Advanced Technical Extended Diploma. 

How You Will Be Assessed

Assessment is by an online exam contributing to 40% of your overall grade and a synoptic assignment contributing to 60% of your overall grade. All the units are covered by these two assessments.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088214.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

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. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Tel: 01274 088214
Email: [email protected].