Level 3

Professional Construction Practice


35 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020


Adult 19+

This course is perfect for those looking to fast-track to a higher apprenticeship or if combined with a BTEC - a degree programme!

You can study the BTEC Extended Certificate alongside this and on successful completion of both elements you will gain the equivalent of 2 A Levels after one year.

This programme provides the comprehensive knowledge and high-tech digital construction skills required for a career in Property Development, Architecture, Structural Engineering, Surveying and Construction.

It's been designed 'by industry, for industry'.

ISG: Applied General Diploma in Professional Construction Practice Student Guide

There are four modules within the programme:

  • Design and the Built Environment
  • Create the Built Environment
  • Value and the Built Environment
  • BIM & Construction Projects

These have been developed specifically to meet the skills gap in industry to develop advanced BIM (Building Information Management) skills, like:

  • Visualisation
  • Digital twin technology
  • VR (Virtual Reality)
  • AR (Augmented Reality)
  • AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Assessment will be through practical assignments and examinations.

Whilst covering a range of theoretical concepts the course will be very practical in delivery with opportunities to use a wide range of technological resources used in the construction industry.

There will be significant opportunities to work with our delivery partner ISG on actual building construction developments throughout the course providing invaluable site experience to further career prospects.

You'll complete a work placement within the construction industry as part of the course.

This'll provide you with an invaluable insight into the world of digital construction - whilst enhancing your employment prospects.

Take this as a standalone course and you could progress onto a higher apprenticeship.

Or take the course with a BTEC Foundation Certificate in construction and you'll earn up to 112 UCAS points upon completion (the equivalent of 2 A Levels) and apply for a university-level programme!

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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.