Where will this course lead?

The course is an ideal stepping stone for those for those with ambitions of working within Construction in a professional, managerial or technical capacity.

What will I study?

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Construction qualification is a Level 4 and Level 5 qualification made up of 240 credits. The course will build on previous units already obtained on Construction HNC. Mandatory units are:

· Group Project (Pearson Set)

· Contracts and Management

· Project Management

· Management for Complex Buildings

The remainder credits are achieved through three optional units which may include:

· Environment Assessment & Monitoring

· Personal Professional Development

· Alternative Methods of Construction

· Advanced Building Information Modelling

· Maintenance and Operations

· Construction Data Management

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.

How will this course be delivered?

The course is delivered through various assignments that cover 120 credits over 2 years (part time) or 1 year (full time). These will be taught through lectures, practical demonstrations and workshops.

What qualifications will I get?

You will achieve an HND Diploma in Construction Pearson (Construction Management)

How will I be assessed?

All modules are assessed by assignments; each unit's assessment is matched to the content of the unit. Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the qualification.

How do I get a place on the course?

In order to gain a place on this course, applicants must meet the entry criteria and attend a formal interview. All applications are to be submitted via the college website www.solihull.ac.uk/apply

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too. https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services

What are the entry requirements?

Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction (Construction) (RQF syllabus). Mature students, over the age of 21, with a suitable background or experience may be accepted without formal qualifications. If unsure please come and talk to us. Admission procedures are flexible and friendly.

All students will be invited to interview before an offer is made.

What else do I need to know?

As a part time programme you will be expected to attend 1 day per week between the hours of 9-5, for the full time programme attendance is a minimum of 2 days per week. Timetables will be issued to successful applicants prior to induction and enrolment in September/January of the current Academic year (depending on start date).

It is beneficial but not essential to have employment or recent employment history in the sector.

If you are applying for financial help from Student Finance England then you should do this as soon as possible to ensure your funding is in place for the start of your course. https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/overview

If you need support in your application to Student Finance England, Solihull College & University Centre will be able to offer this.

Please note that when you enrol you are accepting that the course content and module descriptions are accurate at the time of publishing and that the course content as described is based on what is possible to deliver under the government advice and social distancing rules at that particular time. In the event of changes made to those rules, by national or local government, the College may need to make further alterations to the published course content. By enrolling with the College, you will be confirming that you are content to proceed with the course as detailed at that time and on the basis that the programme may be subject to reasonable change.


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The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.