Certificate of Higher Education in Professional skills for Construction (CertHE)
During your studies, you will gain the specialist and transferable skills to enable you to identify and solve real-world engineering problems and to confidently apply knowledge in a dynamic workplace environment.
The programme team will work with you to develop your practical, verbal and written skills – whilst allowing you to demonstrate to potential employers that you can plan and work effectively independently and with other people to deliver on your objectives… the skills that employers want!
- The course will be delivered through a mix of online delivery, face to face theory and practical sessions.
- This will be delivered over 3 days per week in a blended learning format with an additional period of workplace learning.
- Theory and practical sessions will be at UWTSD’s new Waterfront campus in Swansea.
The programme team will work with students and industrial partners to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience within a real industrial environment or within the university.
The course will be delivered through a mix of online delivery, face to face theory and practical sessions. This will be delivered over 3 days per week in a blended learning format. Theory and practical sessions will be at UWTSD’s new Waterfront campus in Swansea.
The programme team will work with students and industrial partners to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience within a real industrial
Fees per academic year
You may be able to borrow money to help pay for university or college tuition fees and to help with living costs. You might get extra money on top of this, for example if you’re on a low income, are disabled or have children.
Duration: 1-year full time
September | January
Class: 3 days per week
Entry Criteria: No formal qualifications required.
The applicants are required to pass the written case study test and oral interview with one of the university academics in order to be accepted onto the course.
Employability skills are embedded within each of the modules of the programmes. Communication, work-place etiquette, creative problem solving, team working and practical skills are developed further throughout the programme.
After successful completion of the Certificate of Higher Education Programmes, students may choose to stay at the University and progress onto various BEng, BSc, HND or HNC programmes.
The progression opportunities are detailed below:
Cert HE – Skills for Construction
On successful completion of the Cert HE, there will be options to progress onto a full-time BSc (Hons) or Higher National Certificate (HNC) / Diploma (HND) programmes in:
- BSc (Hons) /HND/ HNC Civil Engineering
- BSc (Hons) / HND/ HNC Construction Management
- BSc (Hons) / HND/ HNC Quantity Surveying
- BSc (Hons) / HND / HNC Building Surveying
- BSc (Hons) / HND / HNC Architectural Technology
Individuals who are successful in gaining suitable employment will have the opportunity to apply for Higher Apprenticeship.