This is a broad based course to enable you to develop your career in the civil engineering industry, not job specific or tailored to an individual’s present post. The Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) is a specialist pathway in Civil Engineering which has also been validated and approved by the Institution of Civil Engineers. This qualification has also been validated and approved by the Construction Skills Standards and Qualifications Validation Group (SQVG), which represents the Construction and Built Environment Sector.
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of construction subjects through lectures, seminars and directed study. Your communication, study skills and analytical skills will be developed through a wide range of assignment tasks, practical sessions and project work. You will develop the learning and study skills appropriate to Higher Education.
The following professional bodies recognise the qualification to contribute towards their requirements and also meet the requirements of the Engineering Council (UK) - Standards for Professional Engineering Competence:
You will study the following core units:
Prospective students will have one of the following:
Assessment is 100% coursework based.
On completing the Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) students can progress to further study including top up to an honours degree in a related discipline at local universities such as Nottingham Trent or Liverpool John Moore, as well as further afield. Students can also progress, in or enter employment within the industry including in careers such as Construction Management, Surveying and Civil Engineering.