Construction, Building Services/Plumbing

Units studied on the National Foundation Diploma in year one are:

1 Construction Principles (Exam),
2 Construction Design (Externally assessed synoptic assessment),
4 Construction Technology,
5 Health and Safety in Construction,
6 Surveying in Construction
7 Graphical Detailing in Construction,
8 Building Regulations and Control in Construction,

Units studied on the Extended Diploma in year two include:

3 Tendering and Estimating (Externally assessed synoptic assessment)
9 Management of a Construction Project,
10 Building Surveying
18 Building Information Modelling
23 Construction in Civil Engineering

  • Entry requirements

    GCSE grades 4-9 in five subjects including Mathematics and English Language.
    And a good academic reference or school report.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is for students who are interested in a career in Civil Engineering and Construction Management areas.

  • Study methods

    Each unit is studied through workshop and classroom activities and field trips. There is a weekly tutorial and private study to enable students to work on their own.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Units 1, 2 and 3 will be assessed externally by the awarding body (Pearson).

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    You will be able to gain employment in the Construction, architecture sector.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    On completion of the Level 3 National Foundation Diploma you would normally continue for a second year onto the L3 Extended Diploma.
    Completion of these qualifications over two years is equivalent to 3 A Levels and will allow progress onto our HNC in Construction or Civil Engineering at the West London Institute of Technology or university or employment.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00

About this course

Full Time


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