• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Successful completion of the Subsidiary level 3 Diploma will enable students to progress in the first instance onto year two of Btec Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment or for mature students returning to education and using this qualification as a bridge course they can progress to HNC/HND programmes in Construction.

Level
Level 3
Duration
2 years full-time or 2 years part-time
Awarding Body
Edexcel
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course consists of 12  units.

In the first year the following units will be completed:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Construction Technology and Design in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD).

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  •  GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above in Maths and English
  • Applicants will need to complete initial and diagnostic assessments in Maths and English
  • 19 years + students, without the required GCSE’s, will need to achieve Level 2 at initial assessment
  • Show good motivation and attitude towards learning
  • It is also important that you have an interest in this dynamic industry, that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in the sector, a willingness to explore new ideas and the ability to communicate your ideas.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  •  GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above in Maths and English
  • Applicants will need to complete initial and diagnostic assessments in Maths and English
  • 19 years + students, without the required GCSE’s, will need to achieve Level 2 at initial assessment
  • Show good motivation and attitude towards learning
  • It is also important that you have an interest in this dynamic industry, that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in the sector, a willingness to explore new ideas and the ability to communicate your ideas.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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