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Sustainable Construction Level 3 Diploma at Furness College

Course description

This full-time programme is for those wishing to acquire an understanding of Sustainability in the construction industry. 

Course content

This full-time programme is for those wishing to acquire an understanding of Sustainability in the construction industry. Units studied include:
• Waste management in sustainable construction.
• Energy in buildings for sustainable.
• Airtight technologies in sustainable construction.
• Water use and harvesting in sustainable construction.
• Environmental impact of buildings in sustainable construction.
• Materials and products used for sustainable construction.
• Sustainable building standards, regs and methodologies in sustainable construction.
• Specification and design of low carbon buildings in sustainable construction.
• Photovalic technologies used in sustainable construction.
• Building insulation for building fabric super structures in sustainable construction.

Every full-time course will include a real experience of work.

Maths and English form part of this course and will be assessed at the relevant levels

Entry requirements

Minimum of a Level 2 construction qualification or equivalent


You will be assessed continually throughout the year using the following:
• Knowledge and understanding tasks
• Internally marked questions
• Practical related tasks 

Financial information

There are additional costs for general stationery requirements

Future opportunities

Progression into employment or onto the construction foundation degree at Furness College. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview.

Further information

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 March 2016
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