This qualification is for people thinking about progressing to the HNC/HND in either Building or Building Services Engineering who wish to be equipped with the necessary skills before entering HE.
There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification, however, individuals will need to meet the prerequisites for the HE programmes if they wish to proceed.
You will cover knowledge of the different construction related topics taught and study skills that you will be able to transfer to subsequent HE programmes e.g. HNC
The programme consists of three Edexcel units and these will run concurrently so that in order to pass the programme, learners will be expected to hand in assessments that fully meet the requirements of Edexcel (the Awarding Body). This includes the assessments being completed and handed in within the given time-frame.
You will be assessed by completing in-course assessments (often assignments) and these will enable you to experience the assessment process similar to which is found in HE programmes.
Learners can progress on to the HNC in Building or Building Services Engineering following a successful interview.