Entry Requirements

A minimum of two passes at A Level, plus four passes at GCSE (grades A–C or grade 4 and above), including Maths and English Language and a science subject.

Or a National Certificate or Diploma or other equivalent qualifications, such as GNVQ/NVQ or other Level 3 vocational qualifications, plus English and maths at grade C or above and a science subject.

For Students returning to education, other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration when processing applications.

Who is the course for

Candidates who have completed A Levels or a Level 3 in Construction & The Build Environments, Plumbing or Electrical Installation.

Course Content

The course will include topics related to:

  • An individual project
  • Construction technology
  • Science & materials
  • Construction practice & management subjects
  • Mathematics for construction
  • Heating services topics
  • Surveying/ QS
  • Ventilation & air-conditioning topics.

Study Methods

The programme uses a combination of traditional classroom teaching, open learning and research-based experiential learning, laboratory experiments and demonstrations, use of modern surveying equipment, industry standard IT applications and group activities, tutorial directed study and site visits.

How is the course assessed

The course is assessed by written assignments and external examination.

Where next - Further Studies

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to teh Level 5 HND and also apply to University for further study at undergraduate level (subject to grades), including BSc (Hons) Construction Management, BSc Building Surveying, BSc Quantity Surveying, BSc (Hons) Property Management, BSc (Hons) Commercial Management or our BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology – all of which would help you to move towards full professional status.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Students from this course will be expected to gain job roles such as: Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Construction Worker or Building Services Engineer.

More Information

Last updated: 25 April 2018


  • Home student: £5,290
  • Overseas student: £6,885

The fees quoted are for home and overseas students for one year of study and include tuition, exam fee, materials, ID card (which gives access to the college and facilities e.g. library) and college registration.

Whether you pay a 'home' or 'overseas' fee depends on whether you meet certain criteria. Uxbridge College does not create the criteria for fee status. The fee status criteria is provided in regulations and guidance, published by the government.

Please click here for information on the conditions you need to meet to be entitled to pay tuition fees at the 'home' rate for study on a Higher Education (HE) course at Uxbridge College. This information is only a summary.

If you are unsure about your status you should contact the Careers Team at Uxbridge College or please click here to complete the Fees Assessment Questionnaire and return it to the address given on the form. The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) also has information about residency for international students.

How to Apply

All applications for HND courses are through UCAS (Universities and College Admissions Service). For an application pack, contact UCAS on 01242 227788 or visit www.ucas.com

For information and advice from the College you can also make an initial application by clicking the Apply Now button below. Our Careers Team can provide you with support and advice to help you through the UCAS process.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Fri 28 September 2018

Starts: 28/09/2018

Duration: 32 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00