Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

This course is suitable for those with ambitions of working within a professional, managerial or technical capacity. It aims to prepare you for employment in the construction industry with opportunities for further study at degree level.

Some of the units covered on the course include:

Design principles and procedures Site surveying procedures Law and contract Environmental impact Science and materials Health, safety and welfare Project management Management principles

Entry Requirements

This course is for those who have recently finished a Level 3 qualification in Construction or who have experience in a related job role. You will need a National Diploma, Certificate or Award or one A Level with a minimum UCAS Tariff of 80 points. You will also need a suitable level of Maths and English. You may be assessed at interview or from existing qualifications. Those with alternative qualifications and appropriate experience may also be considered.

Assessment Method

Assessment is through completing unit assignments.

Progression Opportunities

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding to progress onto a range of further undergraduate studies in construction and related disciplines.

Study Methods

This course will run at the Acton Campus. We have a firm commitment to teaching the individual and design our learning activities to suit the needs of the learner. There will be a combination of classroom, workshop learning environments together with experiences with employers and resource centres. You will have access to a wide range of learning materials through the Student Intranet 'Moodle'.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.