What is HNC in construction?
The HNC is a Higher National Certificate level 4 qualification that offers students a broad introduction to the subject area of Construction professional pathways. Through the level 4 qualification students acquire skills and experience needed to support further progression in a range of occupational sectors.
What job can I get with an HNC in construction?
The route selected but the college will enable candidates to progress into professional construction roles within the sector these include:
- Site Manager
- Project Manager
- Land Surveyor
- Building Surveyor
- Quantity Surveyor
- CAD Technician
- Health and Safety Advisors
Other professional roles (excluding Building service engineer and Civil Engineer)
What kind of skills do you need for construction?
Good level/standard of English and Maths GCSE Level, a general understanding of professional construction operations (basic), Candidates should have a good awareness of scale and proportions/size. Students should be well organised, committed and enjoy working in a variety of locations (inside and outside) and understand the importance of time management.
What can I do with an HNC in construction?
The Pearson BTEC Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding in construction and the built environment where candidates are able to enter professional construction route/employment. Upon completion, students can build; should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage, to progress to the Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma, or allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study.
In addition, the qualifications may provide links to industry-related and employer-supported apprenticeship schemes that can provide further opportunities for enhanced employability.