Course Type / Attendance

Part Time

Subject Area


Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 Year


City Campus


Higher Education



Course Level


Award to be received

HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering) (QCF)

Regulatory Body


Home / Course / HNC Building Services

Who is this course for?

The course is for those who wish to progress in a career in Building Services Engineering to a supervisory, managerial or design level.

What do you need to apply for the course?

To apply for this course you will need to hold a level 3 qualification in a related subject.

Mature students will be evaluated upon their industrial experience and current skill set.

What are the key things you'll learn?

The key learning objectives are:

  • Design Principles.
  • Applied Mathematics.
  • Group / team work and project presentation.
  • Health, Safety and Welfare for Construction.
  • Electricity and Lighting design and legislation.
  • Emergency systems (fire, lighting, escape,)
  • Application of Scientific Principles.

How you will learn

You will learn through practical and theory based sessions in the classroom, site visits and also guest speakers.

Throughout the course you will complete a series of assignments and build a group project portfolio.

Where could this course take you?

After you have successfully completed the course you could progress on the HND in Construction and the

Built Environment or on to a degree programme at university (depending on what grades you achieve).

Alternatively you could seek employment within the construction industry.

What costs will you incur?

2017 Tuition Fees: £2300 per year

Other course costs: Printing for your course – you will receive £30 credit for printing which will be paid in three instalments of £10 per term. Any printing requirements in excess of this can be purchased.

You may choose to purchase books from the recommended reading lists, however, you will have access to these books in the College Learning Centre.

You will be expected to provide your own pens, paper, and folders.