The course is delivered over two years, over which time you will study a
suite of units.
The units selected for delivery cover a number of disciplines including:
• Construction methods
• Surveying and quantity surveying
In year 1 you can expect to study:
• Construction Principles
• Health and Safety in Construction
• Graphical Detailing (Including an introduction to CAD and
• Building Regulations
• Building Surveying
The course also addresses the mathematical requirements for progression to
higher education and with this in year 2 you will study:
• Surveying Construction
• Site Engineering in
These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will
receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.
Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you
with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing
your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will
also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these
areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and
English GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4). This is why the development of Maths
and English is so important, whatever your field of study.