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Full Time Diplomas Advanced Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment Level 3

Stockport College

Diploma Of Higher Education , Construction And The Built Environment

Course Description

Full Time Diplomas : Advanced Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Level 3) Is this course for you? This course is for those who wish to work in the Construction and Built Environment sector. The content will provide you with a good understanding of why the built environment is significant to the public, the environment and the economy, and how to work safely in the industry. How long is the course? 2 Years When you will be attending. The attendance will be full time. You will be expected to attend College a minimum of 3 days per week. When does the course start? September What's the course about? The Advanced Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment focus on three main themes:- Design and the Built Environment: Learning how the built environment is designed and constructed, how it impacts on people and communities, and how history, politics and economics affect it. You'll develop an understanding of the extent and significance of the built environment and what shapes, develops and influences it. You could for example, produce a report about urban design, where you could include proposals and strategies for improving infrastructure and transport services in your area. This will involve explaining regulatory requirements and other legislation that is part of the planning process. Create the Built Environment: Develop a range of skills and knowledge needed in different industries - for example, using different tools and understanding the modern construction methods and materials. You'll gain great insight into the different construction and built environment industries. You could, for example, do site visits to construction sites, prefabricated plants, architects' studios, local authority planning offices and transport departments. Value and use the built environment : Analyse the need for good management and continual maintenance, and understand the importance of good design, workmanship and teamwork. You'll learn how site developments affect the communities that use them. You could, for example, do surveys and opinion polls to see what the public think of a development. You will also develop and study: Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills All diploma learners will develop personal learning and thinking skills, such as team-working, creative thinking and self management. These are vital skills in both life and work, and will be useful to you in the future no matter which path you take. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT Like all diploma learners you will develop a good standard of English, Maths and ICT. These skills are essential to succeed in any business or learning environment whether you continue in the construction and built environment or not. Additional and Specialist Learning You will undertake a National Award in Construction. This will provide you with a number of practical skills that will help inform your choice of future progression. Is work experience a necessary part of the course? A minimum of 10 days work experience is essential. The course will include a number of guest lecturers from the sector who will inform you about the construction sector and the career pathways available to you. How will you be assessed? You will be assessed on your practical ability and technical knowledge of the subject undertaken. This will include individual and group projects, reports, case studies, technical papers, written analysis and presentations. A number of these will be internally set and assessed. What qualification will you achieve? Advanced Diploma Level 3 in Construction and the Built Environment. What can this course lead to? The course can lead to an Advanced Apprenticeship in the Construction and the Built Environment sector, higher education and a degree. Typical progress can be as a trainee in construction management, urban planning, architect, surveyor or building services engineer.

Full Time Diplomas : Advanced Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Level 3) Is this course for you? This course is for those who wish to work in the Construction and Built Environment sector. The content will provide you with a good understanding of why the built environment is significant to the public, the environment and the economy, and how to work safely in the industry. How...

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