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Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction | Furness College
Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction

Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction

This course is approved by Edexcel.

Course Content

THe HNC course in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction) comprises of the following eight units over two years:

 

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National CErtificate in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)

Unit Credit

Level

Core unit
Mandatory

   1 Individual Project (Pearson set)

15

4

Core Unit
Mandatory

   2 Construction Technology

15

4

Core Unit
Mandatory

   3 Science and Materials

15

4

Core Unit
Mandatory

   4 Construction Practice and Management

15

4

Specialist Unit
Mandatory

   5 Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction

15

4

Specialist Unit 
Mandatory

6 Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)

15

4

Optional Unit 

   7 Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out

15

4

Optional Unit

   8 Site Supervision and Operations

15

4

How long is the course?

Part-time: Two years
Attendance: Two Evenings per week - Monday & Tuesday

How will I be assessed?

Informal and formative feedback is provided in tutorial, seminar and practical classes through class discussion and individual advice. Formal assessment is through practical and written coursework, and time-constrained examinations, which may include on-line multiple-choice exams, traditional examinations, open-book examinations and partially-seen questions.

Are there any additional costs?

Part-time fees in 2020/21 are £3,300 per year (£825 per 15 credit module) plus a one-off BTEC registration fee of £220 meaning that the total fee is £3,520. Please note, fees are set and are payable on a yearly basis and are subject to a small increase in line with inflation.

Entry Requirements

When is the next start date?

September 2020.

Enrolment & Timetable Information

Part-time: Two years
Attendance: Two Evenings per week - Monday & Tuesday

What are the entry requirements?

A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment.

A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent).

Other related Level 3 qualifications.

An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution.

Related work experience.

An international equivalent of the above.

How can I apply?

Part time students can apply directly to the college using our online application. Please note applicants may be invited in for interview with the course tutor.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: info@furness.ac.uk www.furness.ac.uk


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