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Construction Management

Construction Management

Construction Management Foundation Course

Construction Management

Achieve a HNC in Construction Management, via the University of Wales Trinity St David and delivered locally at Pembrokeshire College in Haverfordwest. This apprenticeship is aimed at those who have at least 2 years’ relevant experience in the construction industry or have completed a level three qualification in a construction. You must be employed for at least 16 hours a week, in a role within the industry that will allow you to plan and organise your own work and liaise with others.

If not taken as an apprenticeship – cost:

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Is this course right for me?

People who have at least 2 years’ relevant experience in the construction industry or who have completed a level three qualification in a construction.

Higher Apprenticeships in Construction Management comprise of:

  • A HNC in Construction Management via the University of Wales Trinity St David, delivered in Pembrokeshire College over one day per week
  • A Level 4 NVQ qualification which is assessed in the workplace
  • Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Qualifications unless you are exempt – if you do not have at least GCSE grade C in English or Welsh and Maths or Numeracy, we may offer you another course as an alternative to an Apprenticeship. We may also use other literacy and numeracy assessments, called WEST, to assess your suitability.

To apply for an apprenticeship, you must have an employer willing to employ you for the duration of your apprenticeship. Your job role must allow you to plan and organise at least your own work, and liaise with others in doing so.

Your employer will need to:

  • Be able to release you one day per week to attend college
  • Provide us with evidence of suitable insurance and evidence of your employment status
  • Be happy to discuss Health and Safety procedures with your assessor
  • Pay you the appropriate national minimum wage, including for college days

Delivery

  • In college: One day per week in college over two years. Classes usually run until late into the evening.
  • In the workplace: Employers must agree to monthly planned assessor visits to observe you and to discuss your progress with a supervisor.

Places on Apprenticeship Programmes are limited and subject to capacity. An offer of employment does not guarantee an immediate place in college.

Find out more about starting an apprenticeship on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Are you an Employer looking to take on an Apprentice?

Find out more about apprenticeships and the advantages for you as an Employer on our Employer Training page.
  • Two GCSEs at grade C or above to include English Language/First Language Welsh and Mathematics/Numeracy
  • You will be expected to be in relevant job role
  • A subject related skills test may be required at the course information session
  • Each application is considered on individual merit
  • Entry is subject to an informal interview
  • The learner must be over the age of 18

HNC:

  • Construction Technology 1 (exam)
  • Built Environment Law
  • Surveying and Measuring Buildings
  • Tendering and Estimating
  • Health and Safety
  • Site Management
  • Materials and Science

NVQ:

There are specific requirements for activities you need to be able to carry out in the workplace. After you have applied, an assessor will contact you and your employer to discuss how to meet these requirements.

You must be able to plan and organise at least your own work in the workplace.

You will be assessed via 2 x Online Exams, on-site assessment of work-based project and guided professional discussion on completion of work-based project.

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Continuous assessment during the course
  • Practical assessment during the course
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Online examination
  • If taken as an apprenticeship then reviews with your assessor and employer will take place every 1-2 months and you will be expected to have developed your skills and knowledge between each review

Successful completion of this course could lead to a number of future career progression opportunities.

  • Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Clothing, which you can purchase online before you start the course
  • You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page
Disclaimer:
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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