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
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.
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.