Construction HLQ (4444)

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2015

The Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction is suitable for people in a variety of roles in the construction industry who want to develop their skills to a higher level.

The Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Construction is suitable for people who want to establish their own construction business or enter a management role.

Level 3 will help you acquire a range of high level construction skills within a technical, creative or business context.

Level 4 will enable you to develop an understanding of the variety of management roles and skills undertaken, throughout the Construction industry.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Depending on which qualification you take, you’ll cover things like:

  • building technology
  • site surveying
  • planning
  • estimating and costing
  • craft supervision
  • design and implementation.

Assessment is by means of centre-devised assignment/portfolio of evidence.

Which level is right for me?

Level 3
This level will help you develop an understanding of the variety of roles and skills undertaken throughout the construction industry.

Level 4
The Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Construction is suitable for people who want to establish their own construction business or enter a management role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications will provide opportunities for candidates wishing to work in:

  • Construction
  • Construction Services
  • Mechanical Engineering Services.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Candidates for these qualifications should currently be in work or have access to work placement. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 3

Level 3 will suit you if you want to develop an understanding of the variety of roles and skills undertaken throughout the construction industry.

This qualification has two pathways to achievement:

  • Technical Supervision
  • Technical Craft.

You must complete three core units and three optional units. Required units include:

  • Craft supervision, building legislation and health and safety in construction
  • Building technology for low-rise  developments
  • Materials technology.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications will provide opportunities for candidates wishing to work in:

  • Construction
  • Construction Services
  • Mechanical Engineering Services.

Candidates who successfully complete Level 3 can progress to the Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Construction.

Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (4444-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2099

Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (Technical Craft Awarded with Distinction)

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Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (Technical Craft Awarded with Merit)

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Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (Technical Craft Awarded with Pass)

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Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (Technical Supervision Awarded with Distinction)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
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  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
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  • Last Certification: This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (Technical Supervision Awarded with Merit)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction (Technical Supervision Awarded with Pass)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
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  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4

Level 4 is ideal for people who want to establish their own construction business or enter a management role. Assessment is by means of assignment.  The qualification could also form the first part (120 credits) of a related foundation or honours degree programme.

You are required to take five core units and seven optional units. Required units include:

  • Communications and human relations
  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Construction methods and planning
  • Construction documents
  • Construction technology.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification will provide opportunities for candidates who want to:

  • establish their own construction business
  • enter a management role in the construction industry.

Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Construction (4444-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2099

Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Construction

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
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  • Last Certification: This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 7

The Level 7 Master Professional Diploma in Construction is suitable for people who are working, or looking to work at a senior level within in the construction industry.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Successful applicants to the Level 7 Master Professional Diploma course will be able work at a strategic or senior management level. It is intended that this qualification could form the first part (90 'M' credits) of a related master's degree programme.

Level 7 Master Professional Diploma in Construction (4444-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2099

Level 7 Master Professional Diploma in Construction

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  • Last Certification: This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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