HND in Construction Architectural Technology


Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Construction and the Built Environment

Attendance:

Higher Education

Qualification:

BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND)

Course Start:

September

Course Length:

1.5 - 2 years

Location:

North Street Campus

Cost:

£3,380 + £80 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 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 architectural technology pathway is ideal for those who are interested in a career as an architectural technologist, architectural draftsperson, information manager, architectural technician or an architectural designer.

Fifteens units are required to complete the HND. The architectural technology 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 22: Group project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 23: Contracts & management
  • Unit 26: Advanced construction drawing & detailing
  • Unit 27: Construction technology for complex building 
  • Unit 35: Alternative methods of construction
  • Unit 40: Alternative energy systems design & installation
  • Unit 44: Advanced surveying & measurement

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 6015.


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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