Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Further Details


University Level

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Part-Time - 2 Year


Building Services

Course Overview

The Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding in construction and the built environment, vendor accredited certification and Professional Body membership, upon which students can build, should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage.

For example, progression to the Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to a top-up at Level 6. In addition, the qualifications may provide links to industry-related and employer-supported apprenticeship schemes that can provide further opportunities for enhanced employability.

A two-year part time course with a one-day attendance per week on Wednesdays. Or, a one-year full time course with a two-day attendance.

All applications will be considered individual merit, however, offers will usually be based on:

1. BTEC Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject
2. Other related Level 3 qualifications
3. Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including Maths and English
4. An Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant area
5. Related work experience may be considered in place of formal qualifications

Individual Project
Construction Technology
Construction Practise & Management
Mathematics for Construction
Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out Science & Materials
Principles of Structural Design
Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
Geotechnics & Soil Mechanics (optional if the student wishes to progress to the HND programme).

Progression to the Level 5 HND Construction- Civil Engineering

Through written assignments, reports, and presentations.

Higher National Certificate in Construction -(Civil Engineering).

students may need to purchase text books.

The fee for this full time course is £3,600 each year.

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