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Professional Skills for Construction CertHE

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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UCAS CODE: SKC6

Course options

  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Our CertHE programmes have been specifically designed to give you a range of SKILLS sought by employers when considering applications to HIGHER and DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS.

During your studies, you will gain the specialist and transferable skills to enable you to identify and solve real-world engineering problems and to confidently apply knowledge in a dynamic workplace environment.

The programme team will work with you to develop your practical, verbal and written skills - whilst allowing you to demonstrate to potential employers that you can plan and work effectively independently and with other people to deliver on your objectives… the skills that employers want

  • The course will be delivered through a mix of online delivery, face to face theory and practical sessions.
  • This will be delivered over 3 days per week in a blended learning format with an additional period of workplace learning.
  • Theory and practical sessions will be at UWTSD’s new Waterfront campus in Swansea.

The programme team will work with students and industrial partners to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience within a real industrial environment or within the university.

Course Overview

The course will be delivered through a mix of online delivery, face to face theory and practical sessions. This will be delivered over 3 days per week in a blended learning format. Theory and practical sessions will be at UWTSD’s new Waterfront campus in Swansea.

The programme team will work with students and industrial partners to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience within a real industrial environment or within the university.

Career Opportunities

Employability skills are embedded within each of the modules of the programmes. Communication, work-place etiquette, creative problem solving, team working and practical skills are developed further throughout the programme. 

After successful completion of the Certificate of Higher Education Programmes, students may choose to stay at the University and progress onto various BEng, BSc, HND or HNC programmes.

The progression opportunities are detailed below:

Cert HE – Skills for Construction 

On successful completion of the Cert HE, there will be options to progress onto a full-time BSc (Hons) or Higher National Certificate (HNC) / Diploma (HND) programmes in:  

  • BSc (Hons) /HND/ HNC Civil Engineering  
  • BSc (Hons) / HND/ HNC Construction Management 
  • BSc (Hons) / HND/ HNC Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) / HND / HNC Building Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) / HND / HNC Architectural Technology   

Individuals who are successful in gaining suitable employment will have the opportunity to apply for Higher Apprenticeship. 

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 36

    109th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    100 60%

    31st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.42 68%

    34th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    113 52%

    85th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    107th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    14th

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