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Construction Management HNC

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

HNC Construction Management can either be studied as a one-year full-time or two-year day release course (a system allowing employees days off work to go on educational courses).

This course is designed to teach you the essential skills necessary for the role of a Construction Management professional.

The full-time course will mean attending Edinburgh College's Granton campus 2.5 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 continuing to be employed within the construction industry.  

There may also be a number of sessions that will be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams.

This course will teach you the skills needed for a technical role in Construction Management. You will acquire knowledge of the latest construction practices by covering a diverse selection of industry skills and encourage career progression and enhance your career prospects. 

What you will learn

  • Building Services in Large Buildings
  • Construction Materials & Specification
  • Construction Site Surveying
  • Construction Technology - Substructure
  • Construction Technology - Industrial & Commercial Superstructure
  • Site Administration
  • Construction Contracts: Conditions and Procedures
  • Health & Safety
  • CAD: 2D I
  • Construction Technology: Domestic Construction
  • Architectural Design Sketching and Drawing
  • Construction Industry Fundamentals
  • Construction Management Graded Unit

How the course is assessed

  • You will be continually assessed throughout the course 
  • You will be tested on both your theoretical and practical skills 

Number of days per week

  • One day per week day release
  • 2.5 days Full time

Entry requirements

  • One Higher Level C or above, 
  • A pass at National 5 Mathematics or equivalent
  • If you are a mature applicant you will be considered on an individual basis
  • If entering as a day release learner then you should be employed in a related discipline  

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Progress onto a university degree course

Career options

  • Site Manager
  • Clerk of Works
  • Building Control
  • Quality Control 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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