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Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 BTEC 90-credit Diploma at Middlesbrough College

Course description

The Construction industry is an exciting and dynamic sector which is constantly changing and developing. The Construction Industry is continually looking for a range of skilled and professional people. This course concentrates on the professional and technical aspects of Construction and the Built Environment, developing the skills, knowledge and understanding required to study and work within this varied industry.

Course content

Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment(M) Sustainability,(M) Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment(M) Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment(M) Economics, Finance, Quantity Surveying Technology, Materials, Structure and Science Project Management, Construction Processes and Procedures. Design, Planning and Regulations Construction and Design Drawing Techniques and CAD

Entry requirements

To gain entry to this course you will need to possess a Level 2 qualification, and/or 2 GCSE’s at C or above, including Maths, English Language and 3 GCSE’s at Grade D or above, to include a Science, or other equivalent qualifications acceptable to Middlesbrough College. You will need to have a successful interview and provide a satisfactory reference. "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."


The course is continually assessed through projects, assignments, practical activities, coursework and presentations. Two externally marked exams will need to be taken January and May (TBC)

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course progression routes could include the HNC Construction and the Built Environment and other higher education courses which can lead to employment in the following areas - Architecture, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering with Disaster Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Project Management. The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Middlesbrough College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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