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This course is for those who wish to develop a professional approach to construction ? both on and off-site. Students who have been on the course previously have come from employment areas such as design, site management, quality surveying, surveying and craft areas. The construction department has over 30 years of experience in delivering HE programmes and has always given a high profile to this part of its provision. The course offers a flexible, modular driven programme, which provides students with high quality learning experiences. Our programme directly services the needs of local and national contractors, thus enabling the department to maintain its links with the roots of the industry. Technologists in the form of builders are in great demand, locally, nationally and internationally, to carry out highly skilled and professional jobs. The course is divided into 2 areas: Mandatory core units: ? Design principles and application (15 credits) ? Science and materials (15 credits) ? Group project (20 credits) ? Health, safety and welfare (15 credits) Specialist units: ? Construction and maintenance of buildings (15 credits) ? Technology of complex buildings (15 credits) ? Measurement, tendering and estimating (15 credits) ? Site surveying procedures (15 credits) ? Law and contract (15 credits) Units may vary subject to requirements. This is a part-time course taught over 2 years and will involve day release comprising of 34 weeks per year.

This course is for those who wish to develop a professional approach to construction ? both on and off-site. Students who have been on the course previously have come from employment areas such as design, site management, quality surveying, surveying and craft areas. The construction department has over 30 years of experience in delivering HE programmes and has always given a high profile to this...

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