Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area


Start Date

September 2018

Course Length

2 years


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / Construction and and the Built Environment National Extended Diploma Level 3

Who is this course for?

The course is designed is for people who are looking for a specialist career in the construction industry either at a professional or technical level, or who would like to study the subject in higher education.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to the appropriate level 2 qualification to apply for this course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers key areas in construction industry including:

  • Architectural design (using CAD software)
  • Quantity surveying
  • Building surveying
  • Health and safety
  • Construction technology
  • Science and materials
  • Environmental science
  • Sustainability in construction

How you will learn

The course is theory based and predominantly takes place in the classroom and you will be assessed through coursework and presentations. However, some sections will take place in our dedicated workshops within the college.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing this course you could continue your studies in higher education, with a Higher National Certificate in Construction, or at university. As the qualification is industry recognised you could also use it to gain employment in the industry.

What costs will you incur?

The course is fully funded for 16 – 19 year olds. However, textbooks, computer hardware (laptops, digital tablets etc) and general stationary are not provided.