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Construction — Level 3 Ext Certificate (Evening)

Course ID: 163401

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • Full time course, 1 year.
  • 6 hous per week.
  • Evening classes.
  • Ideal for students who wish to pursue a career in Construction, Architecture or Civil Engineering.
  • Study in the College's excellent facilities and recieve outstanding teaching support.
  • Work in a friendly, inclusive and respectul environment.

What to expect from the course

A BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate is an engaging programme aimed at students who are looking for a challenging career in the Construction, Architecture or Civil Engineering industry. This is a full-time course (two evenings a week) which runs for one year.

The course contains two units which are externally assessed - Construction Principles and Construction Design. Two additional units are Health and Safety in construction and Construction technology.

The course is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, tutorials, independent study and guest speakers. The course is assessed through external examinations, assignments and practical 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.

The course runs over 2 evenings for 6 hours per week for 34 weeks and will take one year.

For further information, please contact Dr Lynn Borthwick lynn.borthwick@liv-coll.ac.uk

Qualifications

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment (equivalent to one A Level)


Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

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
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

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
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Academy Restaurant

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
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

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.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

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.


Career pathways

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. 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, Planning, 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 Higher National 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.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000
 : enquiry@liv-coll.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

For learners who have recently been in education the entry requirements are as follows:- Four GCSEs at grade C or above (including Maths & English, or- BTEC First Diploma in Construction, or- NVQ Level 3 Qualification

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 careersadvice@liv-coll.ac.uk or call 0151 252 3607.

Fees

If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.



Fee for21/22 is 3345.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.


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