Level 3 Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment
The course is designed for people who are looking for a specialist career in the construction industry either at a professional or technical level, or who would like to study the subject in higher education.
This Industry recognised qualification offers routes into University, and gives you the chance to earn and learn at the same time.
Start date: September 2020
Duration: Two years
What will you do?
This course covers key areas in the construction industry including:
- Architectural design (using CAD software)
- Quantity surveying
- Building surveying
- Health and safety
- Construction technology
- Science and materials
- Environmental science
- Sustainability in construction
How will you learn?
The course is theory based and predominantly takes place in the classroom and you will be assessed through coursework and presentations. However, some sections will take place in our dedicated workshops within the college.
How are you assessed?
You are assessed through a synoptic test and a number of assignments.
You will need to have the appropriate level 2 to apply for this course.
Why English and Maths matter…
You will need to calculate areas and volumes, take measurements, work out ratios, follow complex instructions and design. You may also be required to calculate wages, profit and loss, write risk assessments and technical reports.
After successfully completing this course you could continue your studies in higher education, with a Higher National Certificate in Construction, or at university. As the qualification is industry-recognised, you could also use it to gain employment in the industry.
What do you need to know?
Have an interest in construction vocations.
How do I apply/enrol? www.stockton.ac.uk/apply
What kit/uniform do I need?
3 reasons to join us:
- Make a difference to the Built Environment
- Develop something to be proud of
- Travel the world and work in different places
Destinations and Progress:
Technical Construction courses. Trade Diplomas.
Apprenticeships in Joinery, Maintenance and Painting and Decorating
Construction site visits