HND Construction

The new RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) BTEC Higher National qualification in Construction & The Built Environment is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Level 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6. The Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience. This HND program attracts those individuals who intend to take up a career in the building/construction industry. This course helps in developing their technical skills particularly related to Civil Surveying, Building Control, Site Control and Construction Management. This qualification is also recognized by many professional bodies across the globe.

Course Details

HND is offered as a full time course of 2 Years duration comprising of Four Semesters. Regular classes are offered four days per week having 3 hours lecturing each day. Students may opt for Morning / Evening Session **.

Assessment Methodology

A variety of assessment methods, including presentations, problem solving tasks, case studies, assignments, time constrained assessments and work-based projects are used to assess learners. All students are expected to participate in in/outdoor practical activities.

MANDATORY (11 CORE UNITS)

All 11 Units must be taken.

  1. Individual Project (Pearson-set)
  2. Construction Technology
  3. Science & Materials
  4. Construction Practice & Management
  5. Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out
  6. Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
  7. Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
  8. Group Project (Pearson-set)
  9. Personal Professional Development
  10. Alternative Methods of Construction
  11. Advanced Surveying & Measurement

SPECIALIZATION

Students may choose any one of the following six specialization areas. Specialist pathways will be included within brackets in the qualification title.

Construction Management

  • Tender & Procurement
  • Contracts & Management
  • Project Management
  • Management for Complex Building Projects

Construction Architectural Technology

  • Tender & Procurement
  • Contracts & Management
  • Advanced Construction Drawing & Detailing
  • Construction Technology for Complex Building Projects

Surveying

  • Measurement & Estimating
  • Contract & Management
  • Financial Management & Business Practices in Construction
  • Advanced Quantities for Complex Building Projects
  • Surveying for Conservation, Renovation & Refurbishment

*Note: Unit 6 will be excluded from the core units

Building Services Engineering – Electrical

  • Mathematics for construction
  • Principles of Heating Services Design & Installation
  • Principles of Ventilation & Air-conditioning Design & Installation
  • Further Mathematics For Construction
  • Building Management Systems
  • Advanced Electrical Design & Installation

*Note: Unit 5 & 6 will be excluded from the core units

Civil EngineeringMathematics for construction

  • Principles of Structural Design
  • Further Mathematics for Construction
  • Geotechnices & Soil Mechanics
  • Advanced Structural Design

*Note: Unit 5 will be excluded from the core units

Building Services Engineering, Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning

  • Mathematics for construction
  • Principles of Heating Services Design & Installation
  • Principles of Ventilation & Air-conditioning Design & Installation
  • Further Mathematics For Construction
  • Advanced Heating, Ventilation & Air-conditioning Design & Installation
  • Building Management Systems

*Note: Unit 5 & 6 will be excluded from the core units

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