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Construction Management Higher National Certificate (HTQ)

Level 4 - Higher

Construction Management Higher National Certificate (HTQ)

Do you want a comprehensive introduction to the construction industry? The Higher National in Construction Management is the course for you! Providing you with a broad introduction into construction and different construction management functions.You will gain knowledge through research, independent study, practical applications, directed study and workplace scenarios.

The purpose of the course is to develop you as a professional individual, who will be able to meet the requirements of employers within the construction sector.

*Key Features*

  • The Higher National in Construction Management is continually assessed using a combination of:
  • Exceptional academic and pastoral support
  • Dedicated construction and classroom facilities to support the application of theory into practise
  • Close links with industry providing you with valuable connections

Course Content: The Higher National in Construction Management for England (Site Supervisor) requires the completion of 8 Mandatory core units these include (Each Unit = 15 credit value).

*Tuition fee waiver apply to WMCA terms and conditions only.



James Watt College




Course Length: 31 Weeks

Entry requirements for The Higher National in Construction Management is 32 UCAS Tariff points. – Level 3 qualification(s) in Construction – Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades A* to C (or equivalent) and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as Maths, English and Science – An Access to Higher Education Diploma from an approved further education institution Alternative entry requirements include: – Relevant work experience/5 years within the industry – International equivalent to the above qualifications – Other related Level 3 qualifications All applicants are required to attend an interview with the course tutors, where course requirements and current skills will be discussed and explored to ascertain suitability.

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the Higher Education department on Further information about the UCAS Tariff can be obtained from UCAS Code: CM01

Assessment methods include written examinations, coursework assignments, class tests and presentations. Coursework assignments involve undertaking elements of independent study and implementing associated practical tasks within a given deadline.

Delivered 1 day per week on a Friday (ONLY) over 2 academic years. 08:30 to 16:00 Friday (every Friday of academic year).

The skills you gain on the Higher National in Construction Management course will enable you to purse a career as an Assistant Construction Site Supervisor, Assistant Project Manager. Educational Progression includes:

  • The opportunity to progress to university
  • Continuing of your professional development.

  • Unit 1: Construction Design Project
  • Unit 2: Construction Technology or Unit 17: Civil Engineering
  • Unit 4: The Construction Environment
  • Unit 5: Legal and Statutory Requirements in Construction
  • Unit 6: Digital Applications for Construction Information or Unit 26: Digital Applications for Building Information Modelling
  • Unit 7: Surveying, Measuring & Setting-out
  • Unit 11: Financial Management & Business Practices in Construction
  • Unit 20: Site Supervision & Operations

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