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Construction Level 3 at Peterborough Regional College

Course description

This advanced course is ideal for anyone who wishes to pursue a technical/professional career in the construction industry such as architecture, building design, construction management, building surveying, quantity surveying, property management, land administration, land surveying, town planning, civil engineering, estimating or building services.

Course content

There are three main career routes available in the industry depending on your future career preference, the course has been designed to offer an insight into Level 3 in Construction, Level 3 in Civil Engineering and Level 3 in Building Services. Subjects covered include: • Construction principles • Construction design • Tendering and estimating • Construction technology • Health and safety in construction • Surveying in construction • Graphical detailing in construction • Building regulations and control in construction • Management of a construction project • Building surveying in construction • Provision of primary services in buildings • Further mathematics for construction • Construction in civil engineering

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English, maths and science or other level 2 qualification in Construction at Merit.


The course is assessed by projects, assignments, end tests and some group assessments.

Further information

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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    • At Peterborough Regional College  we want you to be successful both during your time at College and anything you decide to do afterwards. No two students are the same and we understand the important of valuing people as individuals and recognise that sometimes there are barriers that may get in the way of people reaching their full potential. The support services within PRC exist to help remove them barriers. Through our various services we can provide a network of support to help you get the most out of your course.