Sustainable Construction (4677)

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016
These qualifications have been developed to provide those working in the construction industry with the knowledge required to ensure that new builds and retrofitted buildings are carried out with suitable environmentally sympathetic equipment, and offer their customers advice on energy consumption and selection of the most appropriate equipment.
The qualifications have been developed to provide competently qualified operatives, supervisors and site managers undertaking new builds or the retrofitting of domestic homes with the additional knowledge required to fit sustainable equipment.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the level of specialist knowledge and skills you have developed, such as waste management in sustainable construction.

You will learn in the classroom but will gain significant practical experience. You will complete assignments for assessment.

Is this level right for me?

Level 3
You are working in the construction industry and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of construction roles, including:

  • General builders
  • Supervisors
  • Site managers.

Learners can also choose to go on to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Plumbing Studies (6129)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Natural Gas (6014)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Electrotechnical Technology (2330)
  • City & Guilds Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology (2357).

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.

Learners should have an appropriate Level 2 qualification - check with your local City & Guilds centre for more information. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 3

Level 3 will suit you if you work in the construction industry and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.
There are two sizes of qualification at this level:
  • Certificate in Sustainable Construction
  • Diploma in Sustainable Construction.
You complete four core units for both the certificate and diploma:
  • Waste and Waste Management in Sustainable Construction
  • Energy in Buildings for Sustainable Construction
  • Water Use and Harvesting in Sustainable Construction
  • Airtight Technologies in Sustainable Construction.
The diploma requires you to complete an additional 24 credits from a wide range of optional units, including:
  • Environmental Impact of Buildings in Sustainable Construction
  • Materials and Products used for Sustainable Construction
  • Low Carbon Techniques and Technologies used in Buildings in Sustainable Construction
  • Sustainable Building Standards, Regulations and Methodologies in Sustainable Construction
  • Solar Thermal Technologies used in Sustainable Construction
  • Heat Pump Technologies used in Sustainable Construction.
For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of construction roles, including:

  • General builders
  • Supervisors
  • Site managers.

Learners can also choose to go on to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Plumbing Studies (6129)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Natural Gas (6014)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Electrotechnical Technology (2330)
  • City & Guilds Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology (2357).

Level 3 in Sustainable Construction (4677-01)

Last Registration Date: 30 Apr 2018

Level 3 Diploma in Sustainable Construction

  • Accreditation No: 600/3718/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 40 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 305 - 310 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: 30/04/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Sustainable Construction

  • Accreditation No: 600/3756/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 16 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 115 - 115 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: 30/04/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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