BTEC Edexcel (Pearson) HND in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering)

Building Services Engineering is the engineering of the internal environment, and entails the design, installation and maintenance of a wide range of services required in a building. Essentially, building services engineers bring building and structures to life. Our HND in Construction and the Built Environment is for individuals who intend to take up a career in the construction industry at a higher technician level in the field of Building Services Engineering.

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering (CIBSE) recognises this diploma as a qualification contributing towards their requirements. This 2 year course provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in this sector, entailing 18 months of taught subjects and 6 months of an individual student project and industrial training placement.

Course Structure

In order to achieve the aims of the course, a structured programme has been devised to deliver and asses student performance.

The entire programme consists of 4 semesters.

  • The first three semesters cover 14 units and comprises entirely of direct learning experience.
  • he final semester cover the individual research project and industrial training component.

Advantages of obtaining a BTEC HND

The key progression path for BTEC Higher National Diploma learners is to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

The BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction have been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind. It is essential that learners gain the maximum benefit from their programme of study. Consequently Pearsons/ Edexcel we have added value to the qualification by securing recognition for these qualifications.

The following is an indication of relevant professional body that recognises or is likely to recognise these BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and their recommended unit structure, as a qualification contributing towards their requirements:

  • The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering (CIBSE)

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