HND Construction Management for England



Construction management is the strategic oversight and coordination of all elements involved in a construction project, from initial planning to final completion. It entails managing resources, schedules, budgets, and teams to ensure the project is executed efficiently and according to specified quality standards. Construction managers play a vital role in facilitating communication among stakeholders, mitigating risks, and ensuring the overall success of the project.

The continuing growth of the construction industry in order to meet local and global demand has resulted in additional requirements for higher-qualified personnel who can deliver sustainable projects in the most cost-effective way. The HTQ is mapped to the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education’s Occupational Standards and professional body standards with the aim of providing professional status Level 5 HND and progression to direct employment, upon successful completion of this course. The vendor-accredited certification indicates that the course meets industry standards and prepares students with the necessary knowledge and skills required to enter the workforce. Additionally, obtaining a vendor-accredited certification can demonstrate to employers that a student has achieved a certain level of expertise and competence in a particular area.
This Course will
• develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to achieve high performance in the international construction environment
• develop enquiring minds, who have the abilities and confidence to work across different business functions and to lead, manage, respond to change, and tackle a range of complex construction situations
• provide the core skills required for a range of careers in construction, specifically those related to management and operations
• offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for those with entrepreneurial, employment or academic ambitions
• develop understanding of the major impact that new digital technologies have on the construction environment
• provide insight into international business operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a global marketplace

Course Content - What will I learn?

Year 1
These will be the Level 4 units fin the HNC
Year 2
Group Project (Pearson Set)
Personal Professional Development
Sustainable Methods of Construction
Advanced Building Information Technology
Advanced Off-site Construction
Contracts & Management
Advanced Surveying & Measurement
Advanced Materials

Am I right for the course?

The course is beneficial if you are looking to further your career within the industry, update your knowledge and develop your academic and professional skills.

Entry criteria
– 48 UCAS Tariff Points.
– Possess a Level 3 qualification in a subject related to the industry.
– Alternatively, have completed two A levels in science or technology subjects.
– GCSE passes in English and Maths at grade 4/C (H) or above.
– Mature applicants without formal qualifications, but with evidence of sufficient, relevant industrial experience will be considered. You will also be required to attend an interview with the Course Leader.

Please note that meeting these entry criteria will be essential for consideration into the programme.

Candidates are assessed by a variety of methods, including case studies, assignments, presentations and work-based projects.

You will be provided with details of the assignment requirements for each Unit. Students will be encouraged to engage with personal and professional development, gaining formative feedback on progress towards Unit outcomes, and developing knowledge and competence in the discipline.

Summative assessment is mainly through coursework. Students will evidence their progress through written academic essays and reports, or practical activities, which will vary according to each individual Unit assessment requirements.

Each Unit will carry more than one assessment task in order to meet the learning outcomes and criteria for the Unit as a whole.

There are no summative written exams for this course, however in some Units, your knowledge may be formatively assessed through in class tests.

You will be taught by a team of dedicated professional tutors.

What Next?

On successful completion of this course, students may progress to University meeting the entry criteria of the institution. Students may also move into higher roles or positions within their organisation or wish to develop their career further by moving into other employment.

Successful completion of the Extended Diploma in Construction can lead to progression on to the HNC in Construction or other Higher Education courses or alternatively into employment within the construction and property industry.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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