By industry for industry
You will get the skills industry needs right now.
There is a need for more collaboration and inter disciplinary working in the construction industry; we need people with a broader set of skills and a different education. This unique programme will help you forge careers in a variety of roles which will change and evolve as your career progresses.
The programme combines study with working for some of the industry’s leading companies whose projects take them across the UK and the world.
Focused on the technical and managerial aspects of design and construction the programme is supported by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Study will be in three parts providing the opportunity for you to step off after each with a recognised qualification – HNC, HND, BEng Degree*.
There are five areas of study with each part ending in an integrated team based project:
You will develop knowledge in building design and performance alongside transferable skills like team working and leadership.
Off the job training will be provided by Gateshead College, recently graded Outstanding by Ofsted and offering state of the art construction facilities and with Northumbria University.
Learning is by a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, design studios, residentials, field work and site visits. Assessment is by a combination of examinations, coursework, projects and presentations.
* Title of qualifications may change as they are revised and updated.