MCAST-BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
2 years full-time
BTEC Registration Fees
MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering) or MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) or MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Buil
The course covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills, at technician level, required in the building and construction sector. It also offers specialist fields of study through the choice of selected units that are relevant to the trade.
This programme prepares you for a technical career (construction technician engineer) in the different fields of construction namely Architectural Design and Quantity Surveying, Quality Assurance and Management.
Core study units, such as Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment, are complemented with specialist units which would include aspects of architectural design, including Technology of Complex Buildings and Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings.
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 constrained tests.
Programme Learning Outcomes
Understand the health, safety and welfare legislation applicable to construction and the built environment, and the importance of production plans incorporating risk identification in design and during construction
Understand the techniques used in site investigation/evaluation/superstructure design/substructure and the technology of complex buildings
Devise a project scope with scheme of work and design and detail elements of a structure.
Produce sustainable design solutions that reduce the impact on the environment
Core Study Units
• Design Principles and Applications for Construction and the Built Environment • Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment • Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment • Management Principles and Application fo
Specialist Study Units
Specialist Units (Architectural Design) • Construction and Maintenance of Buildings • Technology of Complex Buildings • Building Services Design, Installation and Maintenance in Construction • Contractual Procedures and Procurement for Construction and
Progress After Completion
Level 6 – Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Construction Engineering
× Construction design manager × Construction site manager × Leading draughtsperson × Tendering and estimating manager × Quality assurance manager × Quantity surveying manager