Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Construction Management

Construction Management

HNC Construction Management Course

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

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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) to check any entry requirements.

  • Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course
  • You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page

Find out about funding available for Higher Education students on our student finance page.

You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you are employed and following, or intend to follow, a higher apprenticeship programme with Pembrokeshire College.


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Last updated: 23/08/2022
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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