Level 3 in Construction and Built Environment

Eastleigh College
Course summary
2 years
1,665 GBP
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Level 3 in Construction and Built Environment:

This full-time programme is run over three days per week, and will require some additional work outside of College hours. 35 hours of work experience in the industry will be included in the programme.

You will have the opportunity to study the following units over two years:

  • Construction Principles
  • Construction Design
  • Tendering and Estimating
  • Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in construction
  • Surveying in construction
  • Graphical detailing in construction
  • Building Regulations and Control in construction
  • Management of a construction project
  • Building Surveying in construction
  • Site engineering for construction
  • Provision of primary services in buildings
  • Further mathematics for construction
  • Project in construction
  • Conservation, adaptation and maintenance of buildings


The programme consists of assignments, one externally set examination and two external projects. You will undertake work experience which is regarded as an important part of the programme and students will undergo a week long placement in each year of their study. Assessment is continuous throughout the programme, through assignments and coursework.

Career Opportunities:

This programme will equip you with an excellent understanding of the construction and built environment sector. It is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Following successful completion, students may progress onto Higher Education or study at degree level. Alternatively students can continue with a professional Apprenticeship.

For students wishing to go straight into employment, there is the opportunity to continue to study an HNC, part-time at Eastleigh College. Many students have gained employment with local authorities and building control in a role such as an architect, building surveyor, quantity surveyor, project manager, civil engineer and structural engineer. Salaries can start at 20,000 for a trainee, rising to 60,000 as a qualified professional.

Students have recently gained employment at Mace, Mansells, Barratts, Blanchard Wells, SC4, Eastleigh Borough Council, Hampshire County Council, New Forest District Council and Trant.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

National Certificate/Diploma

About provider

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College Apprenticeships

Eastleigh College is a General FE College based in Eastleigh, Hampshire specialising in Apprenticeships for 10 years. We have recently launched 'The Apprenticeship Experts' team based at the College in response to our growing success in this area. We offer...

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Contact info

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh
SO50 5FS Hampshire

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