Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Construction and the Built Environment


Higher Education


BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND)

Course Start:


Course Length:

1 to 2 years depending on qualifications


North Street Campus


Year 1 - £4,680
Year 2 - £4,560
Total = £9,240
(includes BTEC registration fee)

All prices are based on the 22/23 academic year. Subsequent years are subject to a 3% increase.

For further enquiries, please contact the finance team directly on 0113 222 6094 or

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We are no longer taking applications for this course for this year.

Please note this is a Full-time course, not a Part time.

Entry requirements

You will need a BTEC level 3 extended diploma, one A level at grade C or above or two A levels at grade E in a relevant subject,  such as maths, science and geography.

If you already hold an HNC in the relevant pathway you may be eligible to enrol straight on to the 1 year HND top up.

What would I learn at College?

The Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) 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 construction management pathway is ideal for those who are interested in a careers as a design co-ordinator, construction site supervisor, design technician, site manager or project manager.

The course covers a broad spectrum of subject areas that are relevant to develop a student's wider understanding of the construction industry and its growing role.

Fifteen units are required to complete the HND. The construction management pathway has 3 units specifically targeted to let the needs of that particular pathway.             

Some of the units covered on the course include:

  • Unit 1: Individual project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 14: Building information modelling
  • Unit 22: Group project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 23: Contracts & management
  • Unit 24: Project management
  • Unit 25: Management for complex buildings
  • Unit 35: Alternative methods of construction
  • Unit 44: Advanced surveying & measurement

Please note in the first year students will complete the Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction & the Built Environment, and in year 2 have the option to top-up to the HND.

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 Student Services on 0113 222 6002.

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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