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    3 (Building)
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Course Summary

If you’re thinking about starting a career in construction and property, returning to education or want to progress in industry, our HNC Construction course is ideal.Salford one of the UK’s leading centres for construction education, ranked in the World’s Top 100 centres for architecture and built environment study (QS, 2018). The course features technical and practical aspects that aim to satisfy industry and employer needs. You’ll study a wide range of construction-related topics with the option to specialise in your interests.Successful completion can lead you to progress to one of our built environment degrees.Our HNC Construction is designed for full-time and part-time students with an interest in the built environment, but with little or no knowledge of construction. Delivered full-time over eight months, it provides a solid platform from which to progress. Using a range of credit modules, we’ll introduce you to industry processes and practice, including construction technology, building services, legal and contractual procedures, and management. You’ll also use the knowledge you gain during the course to complete a final project. If you choose part-time study, you will complete these modules across a second year of study.Our graduates have progressed to work for many local and national organisations, including Balfour Beatty, Bramhall Construction, Laing O’Rourke, Manchester City Council, New Charter Housing Ltd, Northwards Housing and United Utilities.**Features**- Develop your knowledge about the practicalities and legalities involved in constructing, managing and maintaining a site- Learn about both the scientific and technological aspects of construction and property- Cover financial aspects such as tendering, estimating and property valuation- Build your presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.

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  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
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  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5


72 UCAS Tariff Points from a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.

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About this University

The University of Salford embeds industry into all it does: many courses are created with industry wrapped around them and its world-leading research advances industry knowledge and insight. The university's heritage directs its future: having answered the needs of industry since 1896, its connection to industry is stronger than ever. Based just outside Manchester, it is the only university with a campus at MediaCityUK, sitting right next to neighbours such as ITV and the BBC.


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