You will need a minimum of one relevant Higher at Grade C or above, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications.
A place on this course is subject to an interview process.
Who is this course for?
The course should appeal to school leavers who would like to work in site management but are not confident enough to go straight to university and would benefit from a year at college as a stepping stone to HE. Those who have no qualifications can start at NC level and progress to HNC the following year.
The course may also appeal to apprentices who have achieved an Advanced Craft Award and wish to progress on a part-time or full-time basis.
The course may also be suitable for those seeking a career change or who have experience in the construction industry but no formal qualifications.
What subjects will I be studying?
The HNC Construction Management focuses on the key knowledge and skills required by a technician employed in a construction management role. You will develop study, research, analysis, planning and organisational skills. Working towards the HNC will also give you responsibility for your own learning and the ability to be flexible and work co-operatively with others.
You will study the following subjects during the course:
Health and Safety
Materials and Specifications
Practical Surveying and Levelling
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3/4 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments will be ongoing throughout the year and you will complete a project which brings together all the elements of the course.
The HNC Construction Management is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to allow you to gain employment in the Built Environment sector. Full-time students could progress to 2nd Year HND Construction Management at South Lanarkshire College.
A Construction Degree Programme in eg BSc Construction Management / Quantity Surveying / Building Surveying.
The HNC will also enable you to achieve commence achieving appropriate professional body recognition, in particular, from the Chartered Institute of Building.
How do I fund my course?
Go online to www.saas.gov.uk. and apply for course funding, travel expenses and a student loan if you require one.
Alternatively complete the form below and our Admissions Team will contact you.
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