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Design Engineer Construct at King Ecgbert

Course description

The course will take students through all aspects of the built environment and the processes to Design, Engineer and Construct a building.  Site identification, stakeholder needs, Architecture, planning, structural engineering, landscape architecture, quantity surveying and project management.

They will develop a building using professional software (Autodesk REVIT) that will meet the needs of the people of Sheffield.

Course content

Unit 1: Defining a Sustainable Construction Project

12 credits (60 GLH)

Unit 2: Developing a Sustainable Construction Project

10 credits (60 GLH)

Unit 3: Support Design, Structural and Services aspects of a Sustainable Construction Project

8 credits (60 GLH)

Unit 4: Lifecycle and Financial Planning for a Sustainable Construction Project

10 credits (60 GLH)

Unit 5: Evaluating and Documenting a Sustainable Construction Project

  1. credits (60 GLH)


Entry requirements

5 in Maths and 5 in Product Design, Art or Geography

Level 2 DEC (ideal)


A coursework assignment to design a sustainable building in Sheffield that meet the changing needs identified in the city plan

Exam of all the key terms and knowledge.

Financial information

Free copy of Autodesk REVIT to use at home.

Future opportunities

University to study:

Architecture, Architecture technology, Building Services Engineering, Built Environment, Civil Engineering Construction project management, Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Structural engineering, Town Planning,

High Level Apprenticeship within the Built Environment and construction

Further information

A number of the students have taken part in work experience with local Architects, project managers, quantity surveyors, structural and civil engineers.

One of our Y12 students secured a High level apprenticeship with Arup following a work placement.


A*-B = 100%

Trips, visits and extra-curricular

Site visits to Kelham Island, ARUP & BDP companies.

Working with Engineers from our partners ARUP, lecturers and students from Sheffield University and Sheffield Hallam University. 

Work experience can be arranged with multinational firms within different disciplines


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: 03 October 2018
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