Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
Pearson Education Ltd, United Kingdom
The purpose of Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) 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 qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.
The following are the learning objectives:
- To equip students with construction and the built environment skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global construction and the built environment sector.
- To provide education and training for a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying, construction management, and architectural technology.
- To provide students with an understanding of the way technologies are transforming the industries of construction and the built environment, and prepare them to work with these technologies.
- To provide insight and understanding into diversity of roles with construction and the built environment, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels.
- To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
- To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in construction and the built environment, or progress to higher education qualifications; such as an Honours degree in Construction and The Built Environment or a related area.
- To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
- To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of construction and the built environment and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways.
- To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that construction and the built environment plays in addressing these issues.
- To provide opportunities for students to achieve a nationally-recognised professional qualification within their chosen area of specialisation.
- To provide opportunities for students to achieve vendor accredited certifications
- To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field, with particular emphasis on achieving management-level positions, professional recognition and beyond.
- To allow flexibility of study and to meet local or specialist needs.
- To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
- To provide students with opportunities to engage in an industry-recognised apprenticeship scheme that aligns with their employer’s needs and their own career aspirations.
- To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.
|Full Time:||15 months
3 hours per day X 5 days a week
|Part Time:||21 months
3 hours per day X 3 days a week
- Civil Engineering Technology
- Advanced Surveying & Measurement
- Construction Technology
- Further Mathematics for Construction
- Science & Materials
- Geotechnics & Soil Mechanics
- Construction Practice and Management
- Advanced Structural Design
- Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
- Alternative Methods of Construction
- Mathematics for Construction
- Transport Systems in Buildings
- Principles of Structural Design
- Group Project (Pearson-set)
- Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Programme StructureThis programme consists of 14 modules at 15 credits and a module at 30 credits
Part time: January, March, April, May, July, August, September, November, December
International Students (ICA student pass holder) must attend a minimum of 90% of scheduled course hours at all time. A minimum attendance of 75% must be achieved for local students (Singaporean, PR, Employment Pass, SPass and work permit holders etc.) who are not holding student pass. Students whose attendance is below 90% (ICA Student Pass holder) and 75% (local students) are not eligible to submit the assignment or sit for the examination.
A student who is absent or considered to be absent from class/session, must provide documentary proof i.e. Original Medical Certificate issued by a General Practitioner, Polyclinic or Hospital to his/her Course Administrator immediately on his/her return to school.
Graduation Requirements and Progression
Students are required to pass 15 modules/units of Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma. Successful students can progress into the final year of the Bachelor degree programme recommended by Pearson Education Ltd and/or TEG International College.