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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (QCF)

Course Code: C3087
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 16 Jun 18
Time: 09:00-16:00

This is a two year programme which is equivalent to three A Levels. Students may elect to leave after one year gaining a 90 credit diploma which is equivalent to three AS Levels.
This course provides a pathway to careers in architecture, renewable energies, civil engineering, structural engineering, building services, estates management, quantity surveying, land surveying, landscape architecture, construction management, building control or planning services.  Not only is the course ideal for school leavers who wish to pursue a professional career in construction, it is also ideal for those who already have A Levels but who require a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject to gain entry to construction-related courses in higher education.  Typical units include: Health, Safety and Welfare; Building Technology; Building Surveying; Surveying Processes; Sustainable Construction and Computer Aided Drafting & Drawing.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Students can progress to higher education - Foundation Degree or Honours Degree in a related discipline.  Alternatively the course may lead to employment within the Construction & Built Environment sector.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admission criteria


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Attendance at an information session is mandatory in order that candidates can make an informed decision regarding their application for this course.


Other Information

Assessment is by assignments which are often based on case studies or practical exercises and are largely completed in the student's own time, though some may be done in class.

Contact Information

Christopher Brown, Tel: 028 9026 5423 or email: [email protected]