Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Heating & Ventilation

Attendance:

Higher Education

Qualification:

BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND)

Course Start:

February

Course Length:

1.5 - 2 years

Location:

North Street Campus

Cost:

Year 1 = £1,730
Year 2 = £2,750
Total = £4,480
(includes BTEC registration fee)


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Entry requirements

This course is only available on a part-time basis as a top-up, and is for students who have completed a relevant Building Services HNC qualification.


What would I learn at College?

The Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment offers students the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the principles in their specialist pathway.

It is designed to support progression into employment or on to degree-level study. The HVAC pathway is suitable for students wishing to enter or who hold a post in the design, specification or management of mechanical & electrical services on construction projects.

Students will have the opportunity to apply critical reasoning and analysis techniques to solve engineering problems and design building services engineering systems using industry standards and appropriate codes of practice.

Fifteen units are required to complete the HND. The HVAC pathway has 3 units specifically targeted to meet the needs of that particular pathway.

Some of the units covered in the course include:

  • Unit 1: Individual project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 8: Mathematics for construction
  • Unit 9: Principles of heating services design & installation
  • Unit 10: Principles of ventilation and air conditioning design & installation
  • Unit 14: Building information modelling
  • Unit 22: Group project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 31: Advanced heating, ventilation and air conditioning design & installation
  • Unit 32: Building management systems

How to apply

To apply for this course please complete the online application form.

A member of the team will then contact you and confirm the next steps; if you meet the entry criteria you will be invited to a College Enrolment Day, these typically take place throughout summer.

If you have any questions regarding the course please call the Course Admin Team on 0113 222 6061.


Next steps

This course is designed to provide progression in to employment in the construction and the built environment sector or to a relevant degree course/apprenticeship.

Students could also gain membership with the relevant chartered institutes.

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