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Higher Education Civil Engineering (day release)

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Civil Engineering (day release) Level: Higher Education - HNC Higher Education - Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm How long is the course/training? This is a two-year course. What will I be doing on the course/training? Do you want to learn high level construction techniques? Are you keen to examine how services come together in construction? This course gives you the chance to discover the latest techniques at our purpose-built construction centre. You will get valuable employability skills as well as the chance to specialise in particular areas. The course consists of ten units of study, five units each year. The units build on the work covered in the National Certificate course with the emphasis on higher level construction techniques, structural, design and management of the construction process. The units covered during the course are as follows: Design principles and application Analytical methods Group project Specialist units Geology and soil mechanics Structural analysis and detailing Science and materials Management principles and applications Health, safety and welfare Site surveying procedures Course/Training Code: To be confirmed Where do I study/train? Falcon House, Sowton What are the entry requirements? National Certificate in Civil Engineering, or entry through another approved route, or relevant Industrial experience. What can I do after this course/training? By following this course you will have gone a long way towards establishing a career in the Civil Engineering area of the construction industry and successful completion can lead to further opportunities for study at a higher level. What key skills will I do? None specified What residential/work experience is there? It is expected that you will be employed in the Civil Engineering industry and be following this course with the agreement of your employer. If you are unemployed, you may also be accepted on the course, however, maximum benefit will be gained if course College work can be related to the working situation. What faculty is the course/training in? Construction How to Apply? You need to fill in an application form for this course. You will be interviewed by our teaching staff (either in a group or individually) since it's important that you understand the content and commitment to the course. At this interview you will be able to enrol and pay for the course if it is suitable for you. How do I study the course/training and how will I be assessed? As part of a group and in small group projects, laboratory tests and individual research for assignments on topics set by the subject lecturer. Assignments are structured to provide experience of working in the Construction industry. You will be expected to plan in advance, meet deadlines and monitor your progress throughout. Some of the units may require you to sit phase tests and most will have an end of unit formal examination. What facilities are there? Learning resource centre Refectory What will the course/training cost me? The part-time fee (per module) is ?320 in 2010-11. Additional costs: None Specified Previous students' views: Coming soon...

Civil Engineering (day release) Level: Higher Education - HNC Higher Education - Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm How long is the course/training? This is a two-year course. What will I be doing on the course/training? Do you want to learn high level construction techniques? Are you keen to examine how services come together in construction? This course gives you the chance to discover the latest...

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