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York College

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 Cs at GCSE including Maths (grade 4) and English (grade 4). All applicants will need to be successful at interview.


One year for each level.

What will I study?

This is an ideal course for students wishing to enter the construction industry in the fields of management, design and supervision.

Core units include:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Maths, Science and Materials
  • Construction Technology and Design Construction
  • Building Technology in Construction

Optional units include:

  • Graphical Detailing in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design in Construction
  • Project Management in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Measuring, Estimating and Tendering
  • Economics and Finance in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Setting Out Processes in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Building Surveying
  • Building Regulations and Control in Construction
  • Design Procedures in Construction
  • Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings
  • Construction Design Technology

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by coursework and a maximum of two assignments per unit.

What could it lead to?

Higher education (degrees, HNCs, HNDs), Higher Apprenticeships or full membership of relevant professional bodies. Past students have gone on to study degrees in Surveying and Quantity Surveying, and employment in the construction industry.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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