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HNC Construction Management & Technology

Programme Description

This 18 month part-time programme is validated and awarded by University of Wales Trinity St David and is intended to build on the knowledge and skills gained as a result of previous study or experience. 

It has been designed to provide a qualification appropriate for those people already practicing, those who intend to practice as higher technicians and those wanting to progress on to further study. 

At a Glance

  Part Time

  18 months

  Ammanford Campus

Programme Features

  • Modular in design
  • Recognised by industry and professional bodies such as Chartered Institute of Building
  • Stand alone qualification
  • Part-time study

Programme Content

The modular programme comprises a minimum of seven specified modules.  The full qualification is awarded when all modules have been completed.   

Specified Modules -

  • Built Environment Law and Contract
  • Construction Technology 1
  • Health, Safety, Welfare and Risk in Construction
  • Tendering and Estimating
  • Surveying and Measuring Buildings
  • Materials and Science
  • Site Management


Progression & Employment

Successful completion of the HNC can enhance career prospects within the construction industry and related employment opportunities such as local authorities, housing associations, health service trusts, privatised utilities and other property owning industries. The qualification can be upgraded to a foundation degree with further study.

Method of Assessment

The modules are assessed through a combination of assignments, projects, phase tests and examinations. 

Entry Requirements

  • A construction related Level 3 Technical Qualification
  • Two 'A' Levels
  • Mature student with experience, subject to successful interview
  • NVQ Level 3 in a construction related discipline

Additional Costs

There is no additional fee, however, it is likely that you will incur additional costs for personal equipment and for course related excursions.