Construction - Level 3

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code 7148
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Unknown/Not applicable
Course type Full Time


If you wish to pursue a professional career in architecture, quantity surveying, building services design, surveying or construction management, then this is the course for you.


The units covered over the two years of the course include:

  • Construction Principles (Double unit)
  • Construction Design (Double unit)
  • Tendering and Estimating (Double unit)
  • Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Surveying in Construction
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction
  • Building Regulations and Control
  • Management of a Construction Project
  • Building Surveying in Construction
  • Site Engineering for Construction
  • Provision of Primary Services in Construction
  • Construction in Civil Engineering
  • Planning Application Procedures
  • Conversion, Adaptation & Maintenance

How will it be delivered?

Units are mostly assessed through internal assignments but the three double units are assessed by externally set exams or projects.

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 5 GCSEs grades at grade 4 (C) or above, including maths and English.

If you are aged 19 or older, relevant industry experience may be accepted. You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.

Your next steps...

The College of West Anglia offers many opportunities to continue studying from entry level through to degrees at University Centre West Anglia. Some of the courses available for those who have successfully completed this course include: 

  • Construction - Level 4 (HNC) (King's Lynn)