HND in Construction and the Built Environment
This course is ideal for those who are already working in, or training for, a technician role in the construction industry and are looking to enhance their qualifications to progress in their career. In addition, the course may be suitable for individuals who want to enter the construction industry at trainee technician level.
You will gain a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the construction sector, and you will be able to study specialist units to suit your interests and career needs. You will also gain an understanding of how emerging technologies affect the design and production phases of construction projects, explore scientific principles and the behaviour of materials used in construction, take responsibility for your contribution to a project, work as part of a team and understand current health and safety regulations.
What areas will I study?
Key areas studied include:
- Group project
- Contract & management
- Project management
- Management for complex buildings
- Alternative methods of construction
- Environmental assessment
- Maintenance & operations