CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT HNC
SCQF Level 7
Built Environment

Course Overview
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Construction Management HNC is a one year full time option or two year day release course (a system of allowing employees days of work to go on educational courses) This course is designed to teach you the essential skills you will need to progress to a construction management position.

The Full time will mean attending Edinburgh College's Granton campus three days per week over one academic year.

The day release will mean attending Edinburgh College's Granton campus one day per week over two academic years whilst employed within the construction industry.

There will also be a number of sessions that will be delivered reotely voa Microsoft Teams.

COVID impacts on the current delivery and presently all course materials and delivery is on line. 

You will study a range of vital industry areas such as site surveying, estimating and construction planning. You will be taught by staff with extensive experience in the construction industry. You will gain a key understanding of standard building contracts and learn about the latest construction technologies.  

 

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What You Will Learn
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  • Building Services in Large Buildings
  • Construction Materials and Specifications
  • Construction Site Surveying A
  • Construction Technology: Substructure
  • Construction Technology: Industrial/Commercial
  • Superstructure
  • Site Administration
  • Standard Forms of Construction Contracts
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Construction Management: Graded Unit 1
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD) 2D I
  • Building Measurement and Cost Studies
  • Construction Planning

Entry Requirements
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For full-time applicants: 

  • One pass at Higher level (A-C)
  • A pass at National 5 Mathematics or equivalent
  • If you’re a mature applicant you will be considered on an individual basis 

 

 

 

 

 

For day release: 

 

 

  • Employed as a technician in the construction industry 
  • One pass at Higher level (A-C)
  • A pass at National 5 Mathematics or equivalent
  • If you’re a mature applicant you will be considered on an individual basis 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • You will be continually assessed throughout the course 
  • You will be tested on your theoretical and practical skills 

 

 

 

 

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Progress to a further education course at university level
  • HND Construction Management, year 2 entry at University of the Highlands and Islands
Career Opportunities
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  • Employment as a construction manager or technician
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • Full time - 3 days (approx.) per week 
  • Day release - 1 day per week 

 

 

Course Cost And Funding Options
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Fee: £661 Granton part-time (year 2)
Fee: £801 Granton part-time (year 1)
Student Stories
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Edinburgh College Built Environment student Anita Bielatowicz is celebrating her first-year anniversary of working with planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore, after initially joining the company for a five-day work-placement.  

 

“I am loving working for Barton Willmore” says Anita. “Although I probably have a much busier week than the typical third-year student, the ‘real life’ insights gained by working for a busy architectural consultancy is so different from what I am learning at university – and it also provides invaluable experience for future job prospects.” 

 

Read more of our student stories here

Start Date and Time
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Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • Monday 30/08/2021

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Group A - Granton Campus - Monday 31st August at 8:30 AM (2021)
End Date
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Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 17/06/2022

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 17/06/2022
Course Delivery
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