MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
1 year full-time and 2 years part-time on Apprenticeship
BTEC Registration Fees
MCAST-BTEC First Diploma in Construction or MCAST-BTEC Diploma in Construction or MCAST Certificate in Construction Engineering Skills or 4 SEC/O-Level passes Compulsory: Mathematics
The Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) is based on both off-the-job and on-the-job training. It provides an in-depth knowledge and experience of the general requirements and specialist areas in the field of building and construction.
This enables you to be able to carry out duties, at a professional and technical level, that are continuously required in an architects office or firms dealing in construction and civil engineering projects such as Design, Land Surveying, Geospatial Engineering and Quantity Surveying and infrastructure projects.
During the course learners are also given the opportunity to develop personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working career.
This MCAST-BTEC programme is sub-divided into a number of units. Each unit may be assessed through various forms of assessment instruments, including project-oriented tasks, technical reports, take-home assignments, practical tasks, portfolios, employer related projects and/or time constarined tests.
Programme Learning Outcomes
Explain responsibilities of employers and employees under current health, safety and welfare legislation
Identify main equipment, media and techniques used in the production of drawings to detail civil engineering installations
Produce final quantities from dimensions and descriptions of construction and civil engineering works
Perform linear/ leveling surveys and the setting out of small civil engineering projects.
Core Study Units
Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment Sustainable Construction Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment Construction Technology and De
Specialist Study Units
Graphical Detailing in Construction and the Built Environment Setting out Processes in Construction and Civil Engineering Structural Mechanics in Construction and Civil Engineering Computer Aided Drafting and Design for Construction Further Math
Progress After Completion
Level 5 MCAST-BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built