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Level 3 in Construction & Built Environment

51P230/AP-2122
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length2 Years
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing06-09-2021
  5. Annual Fee£4292

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The Details

Set the groundwork for a high-responsibility role in building, civil engineering or building services engineering by enrolling on this level 3 Diploma.

Taught by industry experts using the very latest technology and equipment, the course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the built environment, building design, site preparation and lots more.

Units could include:

  • Construction Principles
  • Construction Design
  • Tendering & Estimating
  • Construction Technology
  • Health & Safety in Construction
  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction
  • Building Regulations and Control
  • Management of a Construction Project
  • Building Surveying
  • Measurement Techniques
  • Provision of Primary Services in Buildings
  • Further Mathematics
  • Construction in Civil Engineering.

    You'll have the opportunity to develop your practical skills with surveying and levelling, as well as Building Information Modelling (BIM). You'll also complete scale drawings of different structures, as well as have the opportunity to visit different construction sites and projects.

    The full two-year qualification is equivalent to three A-levels, so successful completion will help you progress to a higher education course at the College or a degree programme at university.

    Other Important Info

  • You will develop your skills through a variety of practical and theory lessons based on real industry situations
  • You'll put your skills into practice in your industry placement. Current students have gained experience with Taylor Wimpey, Berkeley Homes and Ward Construction
  • Our tutors are all from the industry, so are best placed to advise you on your next step after College
  • You will be assessed through practical work, projects, coursework and presentations
  • This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

    Future Prospects

    Successful completion of the programmeopens the door to a wide variety of careers including surveying, construction management, civil engineering and architecture.

    Former students have taken their studies further with courses at universities including the University of Westminster, London South Bank University, University of Plymouth and University of Reading.

    Entry Requirements

    Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and maths at grade C/4 or above.

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1024 careers interviews in 2019-2020! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.