Construction and the Built Environment - Apprenticeship

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L5 Level 5
Part Time
9 September 2019 — 17 July 2020
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector.

What you will study

This programme is designed to build on your existing knowledge and will provide you with the basis on which your further career progression can be built.

The programme encompasses a wide range of subject areas and is made up of a combination of mandatory and optional units, including;
Construction Technology
Science & Materials
Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
Measurement & Estimating
Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out

It will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard towards achieving your degree, and has been designed to meet the requirements of a number of professional bodies, such as -

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)

Course fee per year

Part Course Fees: £0.00

Entry requirements

Applicants must have prior achievement of Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Construction

Teaching and assessment

  • Practical assessment and written assignments and exams

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

9 September 2019

End date

17 July 2020

Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

7 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions

Course code



Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Cons


What our students say

I have enjoyed being around the City Centre Campus, it's a nice surrounding and everyone gets along. The highlight of my time at college has been the new friends I have made and the different atmosphere from school. You can gain new skills and do things you'd never thought you could do before.

David Warner
Painting and Decorating Level 2

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

Dumballs Road,
CF10 5FE