1Course Overview

Level 3 Certificate in Construction Technologies Theory

Course code: SH018

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Develop your skills in construction technologies theory, from home!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand health, safety and welfare in construction and understand the workplace policies that are put in place
  • Develop knowledge about employer and employee responsibilities and what risk assessments must be done to ensure everyone’s safety
  • Explore the legal framework for health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Investigate the types of materials that are used in construction and why they are used
  • Know the two important functions of a building: The provision of shelter and the creation of a comfortable space in which to live or work
  • Understand how modern developments in construction technology have enabled us to create more efficient and complex structures
  • Learn about the various stages of the construction development

This course will enable you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be received by post or online, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 75,000 students that have already done so.

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2Course Content
Unit 1: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Legal Framework
  • Reducing the accident record in construction
  • Workplace safety policies
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Costs
  • Risk assessments
Unit 2: Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Provision of shelter and the creation of comfortable space
  • Materials used for construction
  • Internal spaces
  • Variety of End-users
  • Forces on buildings
  • How materials are extracted, harvested or manufactured
  • Techniques
Unit 3: Construction Technology and Design in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Modern developments
  • Designing and planning and communicating
  • Members of the design team
  • Decision making
  • Construction stages
  • Use of scale, proportion and appropriate description
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete. You can complete this course as quickly or slowly as you wish.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills do I need to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option                    

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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