Have you always been interested in building something from the ground up? Would you like to learn
the complexities of a construction project? Or maybe you already work in the sector and would like to
understand the ‘green economy’ in construction? Our Higher National Certificate will provide you with
the knowledge, skills, techniques, and behaviours needed for your career, while having a clear focus on
sustainability and the environment. You will gain an understanding of the responsibilities needed to be a
competent tradesman plus the theoretical knowledge you can apply to real world construction problems.
What will I learn?
You will study four core modules:
• Science and Materials for construction
• Construction sustainability
• Individual construction project
• Digital technology for construction
Then you will select an additional two modules from the following options:
• Construction site management
• Construction law and contracts
• Construction refurbishment design
• Construction technology
How will the course be assessed?
A series of written and practical work
is assessed by your lecturers and will
determine your overall grade.
Progression and Careers
On completion of the Higher National
Certificate, you can go on to study a
Higher National Diploma or find a job
within the sector.