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Construction Technology Level 3

Awarding Body:



Further Education

Programme Length:

1 or 2 years

Bilingual Delivery:

This course is available through the medium of Welsh

Programme Description

Construction is one of the largest industries in the UK. The industry is continually growing to meet the demands of current and future built environment needs.

Many of these growth areas within the industry are providing exciting employment and career opportunities for construction technicians in a wide range of roles.

This qualification is suitable to anyone who wishes to learn about how buildings, infrastructure, and landscape environments are created and maintained.

Studying this qualification will open up the world of the built environment sector which covers all aspects of the creation of our towns and cities to ensure a sustainable future.

Programme Features

This one year full time qualification involves studying practical and knowledge skills and competencies needed within a technical role in the built environment sector.

The programme content is aimed at providing an essential understanding of construction technology and design, land surveying, building surveying, quantity surveying and project management subjects.

Progression and Employment

This qualification carries UCAS points, and successful completion of this qualification will provide progression to university, higher apprenticeship or direct entry into work within the industry.

Many of those studying this qualification go on to trainee positions in the following roles – Construction design technicians including architectural technologists, land and building surveying, quantity surveying and project management roles.

Programme Content

A wide range of Construction and the Built environment subjects are studied including compulsory topics to include the following units –

  • Domestic Construction Technology
  • Industrial and Commercial Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in the Built Environment
  • Construction Site Supervision
  • Construction Science and Materials
  • Measurement, Tendering and Estimation
  • Site Surveying
  • Sustainability and New Technologies
  • Mathematics for the Built Environment

Method of Assessment

The qualification is assessed through one synoptic assignment project and one written examination.

Entry Requirements


5 GCSE’s with minimum grade C or above in Maths and English


Academic Year Delivery Campus Course Length Course Options
2018 - 2019 Full Time Ammanford Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
Campus Address Post Code
Ammanford Campus Dyffryn Road,
SA18 3TA
Gelli Aûr Campus Gelli Aûr,
SA32 8NJ
Graig Campus Sandy Road,
SA14 4DN
Pibwrlwyd Campus Pibwrlwyd,
SA31 2NH
Jobswell Campus Jobs Well Road,
SA31 3HY