BTEC Edexcel (Pearson) HND in Construction Management

Construction Management is a vital component in the construction industry – and involves the overall planning, coordination and control of a project from start to finish.This program focuses on the key knowledge and skills required by a technician employed in a construction management role and covers various components of management skills required in the construction industry.

This is the first diploma of its kind to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Builders, UK (CIOB) in Sri Lanka. Registered students will have the opportunity to obtain student membership of CIOB, and can apply for full membership upon completion of this diploma. This course entails 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 17 units and comprises entirely of direct learning experience.
  • The final semester cover the individual student 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 bodies that recognise or are likely to recognise these BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction and their recommended unit structure, as a qualification contributing towards their requirements:

  • The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering (CIBSE)
  • The British Institute of Architectural Technologists (BIAT)


Available BTEC HND Programmes