HND Building Services Engineering: Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

  • HND Top-up

  • 2 years part-time

     Fees

     £2160 per annum         Please click here for the latest fees and funding information

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This course was designed to support progression in employment or you can top up your qualifications to a BSc (Hons) degree with additional part-time study. The course was designed with employers and professional body representatives to ensure that students develop as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers.

Core modules may include:

  • Advanced Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Design & Installation
  • Environmental Assessment & Monitoring
  • Building Management Systems
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Group Project
  • Alternative Energy Systems Design & Installation
  • Further Mathematics for Construction

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as in-course assignments, written assignments, and formal examinations, as well as preparing and delivering presentations to develop communication skills.

You will need an HNC in Building Services to apply for this course.

Following successful completion of your HND you can use it to progress to a higher level course at the university, usually a BSc Degree.

The facilities provide an extensive range of industry standard equipment, resources and livestock developed with employers to meet the exacting demands of modern agricultural standards and processes.

Bridgend College has an array of on-site resources to deliver this course, including 110 acres of pasture land. Agreements have also been procured with 3 local farms to ensure constant access to a variety of livestock and farming systems, and the college is situated in the heart of some of the most productive agricultural ground in South Wales.

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as practical portfolios, exams, assignments, presentations, reports and case studies.

You will need:

  • 2 A levels at grade D OR
  • BTEC Extended Diploma at PPP OR
  • A pass in an Access to HE Diploma to include passes in 45 level 3 credits, in relevant subjects (or other equivalent qualifications)
  • Plus 3 GCSEs at grade C or above, to include Maths and English (or other equivalent qualifications)

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered. You may be invited to attend an interview.

Following successful completion of the HND, you can progress to the BSc (Hons) Landscape Studies (top-up) at the University of South Wales or gain employment within the sector in a number of disciplines such as herdsman, farm manager, agronomist, consultant, retailer, nutritionist, sales, insurance and training.

Whilst at college, you can also gain a suite of practical Lantra and NPTC awards to improve employability prospects.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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