Construction Management (Sustainability)
Higher Apprenticeship

Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Construction and the Built Environment




Level 5 NVQ Diploma
BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND)

Course Start:


Course Length:

1 - 4 years


North Street Campus


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Entry requirements

A BTEC Extended Diploma or Subsidiary Diploma, a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or two A Levels grade A* to E, in a relevant subject [maths, science or geography]. You must also be employed in the industry.

What would I learn at College?

The Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management (Sustainability) provides the vocational knowledge and skills necessary to those pursuing a career in a variety of disciplines including architecture, surveying, planning, maintenance, construction management, building services or civil engineering.

You will have the opportunity to apply critical reasoning and analysis techniques to solve built environment and engineering problems, using industry standards, appropriate codes of practice and work based evidence thereby developing personal and business skills, which will enable you to contribute to the demands of a professional environment.

There are 3 pathways available so you can specialise in construction & the built environment, building services engineering or civil engineering.

Sixteen modules are required to complete the HND and a portfolio of work based evidence is required for completion of the NVQ element of the apprenticeship. 

Some of the units covered on the course include: design and management of principles, energy utilisation and efficiency, civil engineering construction, measurement, tendering and estimating, site surveying procedures, science and materials, health, safety and welfare.                                    

Next steps

After completing the level 5 qualification you could progress onto a range of further undergraduate studies in construction management, building services and other related disciplines, or you could seek employment in your field of work.

Further information

You will have the option to apply for a CSCS card and potential technician level membership for a variety of built environment professional institutes.

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Upcoming Open Events

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Wed 29 Jan

Adviser Event - Routes into Construction

South Bank Campus
LS10 1HD

12pm - 3pm

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Tue 11 Feb

11 February - General Open Event

North Street Campus

5pm - 7pm

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Sat 16 May

16 May - General Open Event

South Bank Campus
LS10 1EF
(Sat Nav LS10 1HD)

10am - 1pm

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