Loader
Course Image

Course Description

Construction Level: Higher Education - Foundation Degree Higher Education How long is the course/training? This course can either be a one-year part-time course with an HNC in Construction or a two-year full-time 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. This new two-year employer related foundation degree course, or HNC plus one-year, provides you with an effective introduction to construction particularly if you wish to progress into management positions within the industry. You will study a wide range of modules, which will provide the essential knowledge and employability skills. The course has a broad range of modules relating to building technology, the legal aspects of construction and the principles and processes of project management. There is also great scope for you to specialise in particular subjects through a series of work-based modules, which will enable you to draw from your own experience and particular working environment. The course has been designed to meet the objectives set by a national consortium headed by the Construction Industry Council (CIC). On completion of this course, graduates will be able to apply for exemption from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) professional membership examinations at Level 2 enabling recognition at the Incorporated Member level. Modules covered include: Environmental design, Management principles and application, Organisation and procedures, Work-based investigation, Group project, Measurement and cost studies, Computer aided design, Personal and professional development, Project management, Contract administration, Legal studies. This course is planned for 2010 and is subject to approval by the University of Plymouth. Course/Training Code: To be confirmed Where do I study/train? Falcon House, Sowton What are the entry requirements? You will need 160 UCAS tariff points (minimum) from AS, A2 or AVCE programmes, BTEC National Diploma/Certificate, GNVQ Advanced, an appropriate NVQ at level 3, an Access qualification or other qualifications deemed equivalent to the above. What can I do after this course/training? You can continue to a 3rd year of a BSc in a related area. What key skills will I do? None specified What residential/work experience is there? Employment and/or relevant work experience is an essential part of the Foundation Degree. What faculty is the course/training in? Construction How to Apply? Most people apply through UCAS for all our full-time Higher Education courses.You can obtain an application form from either Admissions or the Departmental Administrators for part-time courses. How do I study the course/training and how will I be assessed? Students will normally attend college for three days per week and it should be noted that some classes may be held in the evening. In year 1 the course is assessed by a combination of written assignments and in-class tests. The year 2 assessment includes formal examinations as well as written assignments. Students will also be required to undertake projects as individuals as well as in working groups. What facilities are there? Learning resource centre Refectory What will the course/training cost me? The full-time fee in 2010-11 is ?1,890 per year. Please contact us for part-time fees. For more information about fees please click here. Additional costs: To be confirmed. Previous students' views: Coming soon...

Construction Level: Higher Education - Foundation Degree Higher Education How long is the course/training? This course can either be a one-year part-time course with an HNC in Construction or a two-year full-time 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...

Read More

Related Courses