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Construction and the Built Environment - Level 3 National Diploma at Isle of Man College

Course description

This is a broad-based construction related course that will particularly appeal to individuals who wish to gain an insight into the operation of the industry. This course is designed to suit both school leavers and existing members of the industry.

Course content

Units include:

Health, Safety & Welfare
Sustainable Construction
Maths in Construction
Science & Materials
Construction Technology
Building Technology
Project Management
Measuring, Estimating and Tendering
Surveying in Construction
Mechancial & Electrical Services
Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Conversion and Adaption of Buildings
Information Technology
Professional Development
Building Surveying
Human Comfort
Building Regulations
Project in Construction & Built Environment

Entry requirements

Three GCSEs at grade C (preferably including Maths / Science), have completed an NVQ Level 2 or 3 or alternatively applications from experienced Construction operatives will be considered on their own merit. Students who gain entry via GCSE qualifications may be required to complete additioanl study. All students will undertake an entry assessment during enrolment week.


Assessment is by a blend of coursework, laboratory reports and projects.

Future opportunities

This programme will prepare you in particular for employment in the Island's Construction industry and will make you attractive to employers in a wide range of construction fields. If you wish to continue your studies, the National Certificate will qualify you to study for a Higher National Certificate at the Isle of Man College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Man College directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September


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    • From the TT Grandstand on Glencrutchery Road turn up Greenfield road (alongside the TT score-board). The college is straight ahead at the end of Greenfield Road.