MCAST Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering

MCAST Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering

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MCAST Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering
Course Code CE4-A8-15
MQF Level Level 4
Duration 1 year full-time and 2 years on apprenticeship
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees
Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC First Diploma in Construction

or

MCAST-BTEC Diploma in Construction

or

MCAST Certificate in Construction Engineering Skills

or

MCAST Level 3 Diploma in the field related to Building and Construction

or

MCAST Diploma in Construction Engineering

or

4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes

Compulsory: Mathematics

 

Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This course is based on both off-the-job and on-the-job training. It provides an in-depth knowledge and experience of the general requirements and specialist areas in the field of building and construction. This enables the students to be able to carry out duties, at a professional and technical level,that are continuously required in an architect’s office or in firms dealing in construction and civil engineering projects such as Design, Land Surveying, Geospatial Engineering, Quantity Surveying and infrastructure projects.
Study/Course Delivery During the course learners are also given the opportunity to develop personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working career.
Assessment This MCAST-BTEC programme is sub-divided into a number of units. Each unit may be assessed through various forms of assessment instruments, including project-oriented tasks, technical reports, take-home assignments, practical tasks, portfolios, employer related projects and/or time constarined tests.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Explain responsibilities of employers and employees under current health, safety and welfare legislation

2. Identify main equipment, media and techniques used in the production of drawings to detail civil engineering installations

3. Produce final quantities from dimensions and descriptions of construction and civil engineering works

4. Perform linear/ leveling surveys and the setting out of small civil engineering projects.

Core Study Units
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Construction Technology and Design in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Construction in Civil Engineering
Specialist Units
  • Graphical Detailing in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Setting out Processes in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Structural Mechanics in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design for Construction
  • Further Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Highway Construction and Maintenance in Civil Engineering
  • Measuring, Estimating and Tendering Processes in Construction the Built Environment
  • Measurement Techniques in Construction
  • Topographic Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Surveying Technology in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Spatial Data Techniques in Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Project Management in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Project  in Construction and the Built Environment
Supplementary Units
  • Technical Report Writing
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Building Services Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Engineering (Civil Engineering)
Career Opportunities
  • Draughtsperson
  • Tendering and estimating technician
  • Geospatial technician
  • Quality assurance technician
  • Design office assistant

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