Higher National Certificate in Construction Management
Highly regarded by employers, this well-established vocational qualification will help you to develop a sound understanding of the leadership roles in management and execution of the construction process.
Fees are per academic year, subject to change
Is this course right for me?
This Higher National Certificate (HNC) programme will prepare you for a higher technician role within the construction management sector of the construction industry.
This course is studied part-time over two years.This programme is franchised from and awarded by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David
- GCSEs at grade C or above to include English Language/First Language Welsh and Mathematics/Numeracy
- 32 UCAS Tariff points from A-level or vocational qualification
- Direct admission for applicants who have been out of full-time education for more than two years will be considered based on previous learning or experience
- Each application is considered on individual merit
- Entry may be subject to interview
- Successful completion of current/relevant Level 3 programme with a merit grade or above and evidence of improvement from internal GCSE assessments or Skills, in addition to a successful decision from progression board meeting
Please read the full entry requirements above as you will usually need to meet those as well.
The course is designed to provide you with the underpinning knowledge and understanding of the regulatory, technological, social, legal and economic context of construction management.
Modules to be studied include:
- Construction Technology 1
- Built Environment Law
- Surveying and Measuring Buildings
- Tendering and Estimating
- Health and Safety
- Construction Technology 2
- Professional Practice
- Site Management
- Materials and Science
This course allows you to combine work experience and academic study so that you will gain the knowledge and skills employers really want.
Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.
- Portfolio of evidence
- Written examination
Future career options include: Construction project manager or management in the design and build sector. Self-employment within the construction industry.
Successful completion of the HNC will qualify students for entry to Higher National Degree (HND)/degree courses in related subjects.
If you are thinking about studying at degree level following this course please visit the university websites or UCAS (University Central Admissions Service) www.ucas.com to check any entry requirements.