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    Higher Technical Qualification in Architectural Technology (HTQ)

    Higher Technical Qualification in Architectural Technology (HTQ) | Level 4 | P10750

    Study options

    How to study

    Part Time - Day

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    Days and times

    Days & Times

    Year 1 Monday 09:30-16:30 

    Year 2 Wednesday 09:30-16:30 

    duration

    Duration

    2 Years

    location

    Location

    Stephen Burke Construction Academy

    • Course overview

      Recognised by employers, this course is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements. It provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required to enter architectural and design roles within the construction sector. The qualification is intended for those who wish to obtain a higher technician status within the industry, and it will open up opportunities to work in a variety of construction disciplines. 

      The BTEC Higher Technical Qualifications are an update the previous Higher National (HNC) programmes, endorsed by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE). They are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work-related emphasis. The Higher Technical qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the construction sector, and is recognised by employers.

      Please note: Specified course fee is per year. For those looking to study this part time while in work, your construction employer is eligible for a CITB grant of up to £4,125 to offset against the costs of study. For further information see this link or enquire using the enquire button on this page.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info n/a Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info £2975.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info £2975.00 Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info £2975.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info £2975.00Course fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info £2975.00Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us: financialsupport@bsdc.ac.uk

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

      Disclaimer

      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants will be expected to have achieved at least 64 UCAS points from relevant A Level/s, Extended Diploma Level 3 or BTEC National Qualifications, or an NVQ/VRQ 3 in a relevant discipline.  

      (or) If you already have relevant industry experience but no formal qualifications, your application will be welcome and considered based on your experience.   

    • What modules will I study?
      • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
      • Civil Engineering Technology
      • Construction Design
      • Digital Applications for Building Information Modelling
      • Digital Applications for Construction Information
      • Legal and Statutory Requirements
      • Principles of Refurbishment
      • The Construction Environment
    • Days and times

      Year 1 Monday 09:30-16:30 

      Year 2 Wednesday 09:30-16:30 

    • How will I be assessed?

      The course is assessed in a modular format through the utilisation of contextualised assignments, developing written, analytical and communication skills as an entry to higher education studies. 

    • What can I do next?

      Successful completion of the Higher Technical Qualification in Construction Management can lead to a degree or employment within the industry. The qualification is intended for those who wish to obtain a higher technician status within the industry and will open up opportunities to work in a variety of construction disciplines. Learners will study content key to progress, both in work and higher education, in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or a wide range of technical roles. 

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    Contact Details

    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

    Town Centre Campus

    Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

    Stephen Burke Construction Academy

    Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB