- Course Code: TBS310-Y1
- Duration: 2 academic years
- Validated by: EDEXCEL
- Study mode: Full Time
The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Architecture and Advanced Construction is a practical, work related qualification suitable for a wide range of students, built to accommodate the needs of employers and allow progression to university. It provides a practical, real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background.
- What will I study?
The course is made up of 6 mandatory units plus optional units from a broad range of professional and subject-specific specialist units, offering learners the chance to study particular areas in depth and the opportunity to follow a clear specialist pathway. All students study these 6 mandatory units:-
- Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
- Sustainable Construction
- Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
- Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
- Construction Technology and design in Construction and the Built Environment
- Building technology in Construction
There will be plenty of visits to Construction Sites within the region, and you may have the chance to gain valuable work experience.
- Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or completion of a Level 2 course.
- How will I be assessed?
Students are continually assessed through coursework, assignments and through observation of their practical activities.
- What can I do next?
Once you have completed your Level 3 Extended Diploma, you will be able to apply to a range of Universities. A triple distrinction in your Extended Diploma gives the same level of UCAS Tariff points as 3 As at A-Level. Many students progress to University Centre at Blackburn College where 9 out of 10 graduates are in work or further study just six months after graduation. Particular courses students progress on to include: , Construction (Sustainable Design) BSc (Hons), Construction (Project Management) BSc (Hons) or Construction (Building Surveying) BSc (Hons). Typical career routes are Architecture, Building Management, Building Surveying, Site Surveying and Estate Management.
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