Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering), Higher National Certificate (HNC)

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The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and The Built Environment is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the construction and the built environment sector, and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. On this course you will study the following units:

• Individual project

• Construction technology

• Science and materials

• Construction practice and management

• Mathematics for construction

• Principles of heating services design and installation

• Principles of ventilation and air conditioning design and installation

• Principles of alternative energy

Skills and knowledge developed:

The Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction and The Built Environment (Building Services Engineering) offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, as well as units within general ‘pathways’, whilst allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through the selection of a further (Level 4) unit across a range of occupational sectors. This effectively builds underpinning core skills, with general specialisation; preparing the student for further specialisation at Level 5. Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.

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