Course ID: 163336
Course Year: 21/22
The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and The Built Environment is to develop you as a professional, self-reflecting individual who is 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:
Skills and knowledge developed:
The Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction and The Built Environment (Civil 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. You'll gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.
Please note: this course will only run when it has a sufficient number of applicants.
The programme handbook for this course is available to applicants online:
Students’ core skills are ultimately tested in the Group Building Services Integrative Project modules, via formal presentation to a panel of industry experts selected for their particular experience and expertise within the field of building services. Students are interviewed and questioned on their submission, and their ability to ‘think on their feet’ is tested in conjunction with the management skills acquired during the programme of study.
The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.The Academy Bakery
Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.The Academy Salons
Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.The Academy Restaurant
When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.
The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.
The standard entry requirements are:
• Level 3 BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
• More mature students with relevant Civil Engineering experience and an advanced qualification - such as an NVQ, BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction or equivalent - may be eligible. In addition, mature students with level 4 or above in other relevant areas may be eligible, subject to interview. All students are expected to have a maths qualification at level 2 or above.
Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.
If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email email@example.com or call 0151 252 3607.
This course is only available to learners aged 18 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer, but you may qualify for a student loan through Student Finance England towards the cost of your course and living costs. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/student-finance, or contact our HE team at HEoffice@liv-coll.ac.uk.
Fee for21/22 is 3640.00
In future years we anticipate increasing this fee in line with the annual inflation level (capped at RPI All Items Excluding Mortgage Interest (RPIX)).