HNC Construction Management

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The HNC in Construction Management develops knowledge and skills in areas such as building measurement and cost studies, building science, building services, construction materials and specifications, as well as health and safety in construction.

Candidates will gain vocational skills including study, research, analysis, planning and organisational skills. 

The course is taught within a classroom environment with practical experience gained from workshops, field trips and site visits. The part-time course will take place every Tuesday and Thursday.



Minimum entry requirements

  • One Higher at Grade C or above including Mathematics or a Science subject


  • National Qualification at SCQF level 6 in Built Environment


  • An SVQ in Construction or a related discipline


  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience

Additional selection requirements

You will be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.


You will gain knowledge, understanding and skills in a variety of construction disciplines which will prepare you for further study or employment in the construction industry including:

  • Construction Materials and Specifications
  • Building Measurement and Cost Studies
  • Building Science
  • Construction Technology: Industrial/Commercial Superstructure
  • Building Services: An Introduction
  • 2D CAD (Computer Aided Design)
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Standard Forms of Construction Contracts
  • Construction Site Surveying
  • Building Services in Large Buildings
  • Site Administration
  • Construction Technology: Substructure
  • Mathematics for the Built Environment
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Construction Management: Graded Unit 1