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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment FT at Chesterfield College

Course description

Key modules on this course include:

  • Construction Technology
  • Surveying
  • Health and Safety
  • Science and Materials
  • Maths
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Measurement, Estimating and Tendering
  • Building Technology
  • CAD

Course content

We base our courses on employment needs of the region. Therefore, you can expect to learn topics that are relevant to the industry. Your course will be made up of a mixture of core modules, that are essential to the course requirements, and units that you can choose to specialize in yourself. You'll be guided by your tutor on which units to choose that will best suit you. Key units on this course include:-Construction Technology-Surveying-Health and Safety-Science and Materials-Maths

Entry requirements

If you want to work as a professional in the construction and built enviroment industry and want to keep your career options open then this is the course for you. This course gives you a solid foundation of knowledge to then progress your career in a variety of roles such as Architect, Quantity Surveyor, Structural Engineer or Project Manager. Alongside learning about the key trade skills you'll learn theoretical knowledge about how buildings are constructed, sustainability and the science behind building materials. You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above.

Financial information

Yes - If it's your first full Level 3 and you're aged 19-23 your course is funded otherwise Advanced learner loans are available

Future opportunities

This course enables you to pursue a career in the industry and gives you the qualification to progress onto university-level education such as an HNC, HND or degree in a related field.

Further information

'• Where costs are quoted in this document they are correct at the time of publication, but may be changed• Timetables are given as an indication only, these may vary• Weeks shown are the maximum number expected• The formation of a class is conditional

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 September 2018

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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Advice and Guidance
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01246 500500 extension 2103
    • Email address:
    • advice@chesterfield.ac.uk

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