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Higher Education Courses

Construction HTQ – Principles of Alternative Energy and the Construction Environment (MAP 30 Credits)

Course code: G37P113
Type: Higher Education inc Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ)
Duration: 15 weeks
Location: Hereford
HE Modular Accelaration Programme - £1,500.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course consists of two Level 4 modules from the Pearson HTQ in Modern Methods of Construction for England: Principles of Alternative Energy and the Construction Environment, aimed at those looking to learn more about the ever-changing construction sector, whilst also advancing the career prospects. With continual advancements taking place in the construction sector, specifically the use of low carbon technologies, there has never been a more important time to remain up-to-date with industry standards and emerging technologies, this module has been designed to facilitate this, whilst also exploring the history of the construction sector and the key professional roles.

What qualification will I gain?

Module accreditation at Level 4 in Principles of Alternative Energy and the Construction Environment (30 credits).

Why choose us

The two modules form part of the Level 4 Modern Methods of Construction for England HTQ. Programme content is taught by a range of experienced industry professionals in purpose-built classrooms, with the aim of developing both theoretical and practical knowledge of construction sector. Alongside specialist tutors, additional support such as mentoring services, targeted workshops, and individual tutorials, are provided to help you along your journey.

What you could do next

Continuation in completion of the remaining six modules on the HTQ in Modern Methods of Construction for England is a typical progression route. Beyond this, advancement options could include:

  • Level 5 (HND) in Modern Methods of Construction for England

  • Level 6 BSc in Construction Project Management

  • Level 6 BSc in Innovative Home Design and Construction

  • Level 6 BA (Hons) in Design for Future Living

Popular modules

Couse content will be adapted by tutors as necessary, key areas to be explored include: ·

  • History of the construction industry.

  • Professional bodies in the construction sector.

  • Roles and responsibilities in the construction sector.

  • Sustainability and environmental considerations.

  • Renewable technology systems.

Key facts


Delivered 1x day a week over 15x weeks from September 2024.

Cost – Absolutely Free!

The Government are funding up to 30 credits of study as part of the modular acceleration programme for 24/25. If you wish to continue onto the full HTQ, your already low HE study cost will be discounted by a further 25%!

Assessment methods

Assessment takes place using a variety of methods including assignments, presentations, projects, and case studies. All students will receive regular feedback on their work and progress from their tutors. The qualification will be graded at pass, merit, and distinction.

Entry requirements

We expect those studying this HTQ to ensure they have a Level 3 in a related subject, as well as GCSE maths and English at a Grade C/4 or above. We also welcome interest from mature students who may not have the formal qualifications expected, but experience in the related subject area.