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

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment. Our HND in Construction and the Built Environment is intended for individuals interested in a career in the construction industry in the field of Civil Engineering. This specific pathway is designed for those who wish to work in surveying, site management or civil engineering.  

This 2 year course consists of both core and special units that provide in-depth knowledge of the field of civil engineering relating to the construction industry. The first three semesters (18 months) comprise direct learning of key concepts and skills, with the final semester (6 months) consisting of an individual student project and industrial training component.

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.
  • The 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.

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