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HND Civil Engineering
Qualification:
 
Starts:
13/01/2017 
Ends:
09/06/2017 
Weeks:
35 
Days:
Fri 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Construction & Building Services 
Course Code:
CDHCE3A 
 
Entry Requirements
Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)
Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
 
 

Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HND

This course is designed to give you the technical knowledge and skills required for a Higher Technician in the Construction Industry. This qualification has been validated and approved by the Construction Skills Standards and Qualifications Validation Group (SQVG), which represents the Construction and Built Environment Sector.


About the Course

Course Aims:

This course is designed to give you the technical knowledge and skills required for a Higher Technician in the Construction Industry. You will develop the learning and study skills appropriate to Higher Education. It is a broad based course to enable you to develop your career in the Construction Industry. It is not job specific or tailored to an individual’s current post.

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. It is a broad based course to enable students to develop their career in the Construction industry. It is not job specific nor tailored to an individual's current post. You may receive APEL credits for units which you have previously completed as part of another course (eg HNC).

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:
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
  • Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)


Key Units

Core Units (Civil Engineering)
  • Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Management Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Group Project in the Construction Industry
  • Health, Safety and Welfare for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Site Surveying Procedures for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Structural Analysis and Design
Specialist Units (Civil Engineering) (subject to change)
  • Measuring, Tendering and Estimating for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Project Management for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Research Project
  • Work-based Experience



Entry Requirements

Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)
Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)


Assessment

Coursework


Where does this Lead

The course leads you to top-up to a honours degree in a related discipline Students can also progress, in or enter employment within, the industry including in careers such as Construction Management, Surveying and Civil Engineering.


Tell Me More

Attendance:
Students study 15-16 hours per week in College (usually Mondays and Fridays) and are expected to spend approximately 30-32 hours per week on self-study.  Students receive feedback during tutorials following the marking of assignments.


Students should ensure they have access to a computer and the internet at home.