When we talk about construction, we often think of specific job types such as building houses or site management for example.
However, there is a multitude of jobs available in this sector ranging from commercial management and facilities management planning to project engineering and quantity surveying.
What’s more, the good news is….the sector is growing!
In the North West alone the projected increase in employment is 5% meaning a predicted 152,731 number of jobs by 2022.
The Open Awards Access to Higher Education Diploma in Construction is the perfect route for adult learners who are aiming to progress onto higher education with a view of securing a job in these in-demand occupations.
What does the Diploma include?
This one-year level 3 Diploma is licenced by QAA and, importantly, provides learners with the valuable study and research skills required for successful degree level study.
Learners on an Open Awards Access to Higher Education Diploma have access to a range of modules from Performance Management and Macroeconomics to Urban Growth and Conservation.
Worried about funding?
Learners opting to study the Open Awards Access to Higher Education Diploma in Construction are eligible for the Advanced Learners Loan. This non-means tested option gives learners the financial support to begin their studies with a maximum of £3,928 specifically for the construction studies*.
It gets even better! If learners progress onto university and gain their undergraduate, they do not have to pay the Advanced Learner Loan money back.
For more information about this particular diploma or Access to Higher Education opportunities in general, feel free to email the team on AHED@openawards.org.orhg or simply call us on 0151 494 2072.