Construction

Modern Methods of Construction for England

HNC
Leaflet Code: HA0076


Overview

Subject to Validation

The 2023 revalidated BTEC Higher National qualifications in Modern Methods for Construction for England include enhanced work-related curriculum that is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, equipping students with the right skills and competencies for the workplace, or progression to further higher education study. Pathways have been aligned to IfATE occupational standards..

  • Openshaw Campus
  • Part Time
  • 2 years
  • September 2024

Your studies are supported by a team of committed and enthusiastic teachers and researchers, experts in their chosen field. We also work with external professionals, many of whom are UCEN Manchester alumni, to enhance your learning and appreciation of the wider subject


• We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4.

• An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution

• BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and the Built Environment

• A-Levels which demonstrate strong performance in a relevant subject

• Other related level 3 qualifications

• 48 UCAS points

You’ll need to attend an interview to determine their suitability and capability.
Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview


Year 1: Unit 12: Tender & Procurement (15 credits)

Year 1: Unit 13: Building Information Modelling (15 credits)

Year 1: Unit 2: Construction Technology (15 credits)

Year 1: Unit 4: The Construction Environment (15 credits)

Assessments are carried out via assignments that will take on different forms depending on the unit you will be studying.

These will include written reports, essays, research, portfolios and presentations.

All the books required for the course are available from the library. However, you may choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop which is highly recommended. Estimated costs for a laptop/desktop are £300.

Materials are provided online and assignments are submitted electronically. However, you might also wish to print other documents.
There may be some small travel cost associated with site visits and trips.

Campus printing costs start from 5p per page.

All students are subject to UCEN Manchester’s Terms and Conditions from the date they accept an offer to study here, full details of which can be found here. The UCEN Manchester Admissions Policy and Procedure can be found here.