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Construction Level 3 Extended Diploma

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A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is an engaging programme aimed at students who are looking for a challenging career in the Construction, Architecture or Civil Engineering industry.

This a full-time course (three days a week) which runs for two years.

You will study a range of subjects from the following:

- Health, Safety and Welfare

- Sustainable Construction

- Mathematics

- Science and Materials

- Construction Technology & Design

- Building Technology

- Project Management

- Graphical Detailing

- Surveying

- Economics

- Structural Mechanics

- Building Surveying

- Building Services

- Building Regulations

- Computer Aided Design

- Property Valuation

- Design Procedures

- Property Law

- Planning Procedures

- Civil Engineering

- Conversion and Adaptation

- Management Techniques

The course is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, tutorials, site visits, field trips and guest speakers.

The course is assessed through a blend of assignments, practical tasks and job knowledge tasks. Each subject is awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction and the combined marks produce the final overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the course as a whole.

Further information can be obtained from Ian Williams (Course Team Leader) on 0151 252 4722 or ian.williams2@liv-coll.ac.uk.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

Completion of this course provides a number of options in both education and employment and sets you on your way to becoming a professional within the built environment.

In employment, the course prepares you to enter the construction industry at trainee level, with the possibility of studying a Higher Education course part-time. The course could help you work in a technical, supervisory or managerial role. Possible areas within the sector include: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Planning, Construction Management, Highways and Environmental Services.

In education, the course prepares you for Higher Education, bringing your professional and academic knowledge up to the required level allowing you to progress onto a number of degree courses.

Please note that for some university courses you may need GCSE English and/or Maths and Science at C or above. You must check this with the universities you may wish to apply to.

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Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

"From the £600m Mersey Gateway Bridge to the £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital... These projects will form the backbone of the Liverpool City Regions Growth-plan."

Construction News October 2013

Course Location

Vauxhall Road
L3 6BN

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

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Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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