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HNC Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction Pathway)

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The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction Pathway) is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the construction and the built environment sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in construction and the built environment. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the construction and the built environment sector, BTEC Higher Nationals give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training. The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction) is aimed at students looking to develop their career into management, higher technical and professional roles across the construction sector as a whole. Candidates are generally working in technician roles and this course supports student’s development towards positions such as site or project Managers.


Entry Requirements: 64 UCAS points are required for entry to this programme, however we do also consider application from non-traditional students so please get in touch if you do not have the required UCAS points.



Unit 1: Individual project (Pearson-set)

Unit 2: Construction technology*

Unit 3: Science & materials*

Unit 5 Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction

Unit 7: Surveying, measuring & setting out*




Validating Partner: Pearson


Fees: For the PT programme, fees would be £5000 for the first 12 months (80 credits studied), and then £2500 for the remaining 18 months (40 credits of study).



UCAS provides support for young people making post-18 choices, as well as mature learners, by providing information, advice, and guidance to inspire and facilitate educational progression to university, college, or a degree apprenticeship.

We support 1.5 million students every year to explore entering higher education, employment and apprenticeships and manage almost three million applications, from around 700,000 people each year, for full-time undergraduate courses at over 380 universities and colleges across the UK.

If you are going to apply to Universities following completion of your Access to HE course then you will need to apply through this link which provides additional information about applying  they can also provide advice regarding applying for Student finance and that is available here.

Student finance for undergraduates is an important part of the student experience and you may be able to borrow money to help pay for tuition fees and help with living costs. This is all available at the Student Finance website which has a step-by-step guide. Click here for further information.

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Loan eligibility does not depend on your income and there are no credit checks.

Check if you’re eligible before you apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Your loan will be written off if you then sign up for a Higher Education course AND you have completed in full the Access to HE course.

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Part Time Higher Education

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We are proud to collaborate with University of Hull on the validation of this course.

This includes transforming our programmes to ensure that we meet the evolving needs of the sector, giving you the best opportunities for success when you graduate by having a competence-based focus. Find out more about competence-based higher education.

View the policies and procedures you would be agreeing to comply with by registering for this programme. This encompasses University of Hull Quality and Standards, including a Guide for Collaborative Provision students.

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