The Higher National Certificate in Construction is run one day a week (30 weeks per year) over two years. BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and The Built Environment are designed to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the construction sector. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education, including degree apprenticeships, and thereby enhance career progression.
Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction)
Higher Education study
The course involves the study of eight units over two years, and all units are assessed by written coursework or presentations. There are no examinations taken for this qualification and the Mathematics for Construction unit is not mandatory.
Building Services Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management
To cover tuition fees, loans are available from the government. You may also get support towards your living costs. The amount you can borrow depends on where you live and your household income. There is also extra support for those with special circumstances, for example, if you have children or adult dependants, a disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia. Please be aware that unless expressly stated, the cost of your course is for a single year only.