Construction is a wide-ranging profession with many disciplines. This construction course involves an element of practical work associated with surveying and the setting out of buildings. You will gain a solid foundation in the construction industry, focusing on giving you the skills and knowledge that you need to work as as Architect, Surveyor or Project Manager. Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:. A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course. When you are not attending lectures, workshops or other timetabled sessions, you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study.
Typically, this will involve reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects, undertaking research in the library and preparing coursework assignments and presentations. Your independent learning will be supported by our excellent facilities, including the library and learning zone. Non-traditional students without formal qualifications, but with at least 5 years relevant work experience are also welcome to apply.
This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to begin to build your career as a site manager, building surveyor, quantity surveyor, project manager, building engineer or facilities manager. The HNC qualification provides the extra knowledge and skills needed to support applications for promotion and we find that past students have found the course invaluable in helping them to launch their careers and follow their chosen path to senior technician or management positions.
The course also provides the foundation for further qualifications in building and construction, including progression to the Havering College Higher National Diploma HND in Construction and the Built Environment and then onto a degree course at university. The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the construction industry and course leaders communicate regularly with employers to ensure that the course continues to meet the needs of students in their working roles.
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The course is underpinned by the research knowledge and industry experience of our staff. At the end of the course, students should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding and application of relevant principles relating to modern construction, including: materials and their use, health, safety and welfare, construction methods and maintenance, the law in relation to the built environment, design principles and responsibilities in regards to the environment.
The course operates on a modular basis with all carrying 15 academic credits. Students will take 30 credits per semester and the full HNC qualification is worth credits.
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Your overall grade for the course, and your HNC classification, will be based on the marks obtained for modules taken at levels. This course provides you with the opportunity to test your understanding of the subject informally before you complete the formal assessments that count towards your final mark. Each module normally contains at least one piece of practice, or formative, assessment for which you will receive feedback from your tutor.
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