This course is designed for individuals looking to pursue a career in architecture or other professional careers within the construction industry such as civil engineering and building surveying. Successful completion will enable progression to university to study a broad range of degree level programmes or direct entry to employment within the building, civil engineering or related industries.
You will normally complete a Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in year one. Successful completion will allow you to progress to the Level 3 National Extended Diploma in year two which is equivalent to three A-levels. You will need to pass all 15 modules to gain the qualification.
In addition to your main programme you will also study the WJEC Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), a Level 3 qualification which is graded like an AS level, and can provide additional UCAS points for university entry. It provides opportunities for learners to expand their knowledge, work independently and acquire new skills through a variety of activities which may include:- guest speakers, workplace visits and practical experiences.
*The exact course content is subject to change