Construction & the Built Environment

BTEC Higher National Diplomas are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and a strong work related emphasis. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their specialist sector and their wide recognition by employers allows progression directly into employment. BTEC Higher Nationals offer a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in their sector.
Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment gives students the opportunity to develop an understanding of core areas of construction and the building sector including business techniques and project management. This course will prepare students for a wide range of civil engineering careers- Site Manager; Construction Consultant; Estimator; Civil Works Engineer; Structural Engineer; Surveyor; Opportunities within Public and Private Sectors.
Rushmore Business School is offering a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering) and a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering); with the aim to equip candidates with the relevant skills to join the construction industry.
Students who have completed the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) may proceed to the BSC (Hons) Civil Engineering (Final Year) offered in collaboration with Leeds Metropolitan University (UK) in Mauritius.

Course Contents

  • Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Site Surveying Procedures for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Management Principles and Applications for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Contractual Procedures and Procurement for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Project Management for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Applied Mathematics for Complex Engineering Problems
  • Advanced Civil Engineering
  • Hydraulic Principles and Engineering
  • Transportation for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Employ-ability Skills