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Advanced Construction Technology

Construction Management CPD
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: February 2021
  • Course duration: Start date, day of the week and time to be announced soon.

This course introduces you to the technological environments in which the construction industry operates today.


By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • define and explain construction systems and methods
  • identify opportunities for the rationalisation of construction systems and production methods
  • explore the relationship between projects and the environment, including the integration of environmental protection in their planning, implementation and lifecycle.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute credit towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to receive credit you must mention this at the time of application, or with your tutor at the earliest opportunity.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

This course will include:

  • contemporary applications of structural systems
  • the influences of design, production, quality, cost and schedule
  • the optimisation of prefabrication in the construction industry
  • the evaluation of the current use of materials
  • the application of specialist construction techniques within national, European and international environments
  • technology and its co-ordination within projects
  • the application of construction equipment and automation
  • the conservation and refurbishment of buildings
  • environmental protection and infrastructure
  • the establishment and control of the internal building environment
  • quality assurance and the management of systems in a technological context.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and tutorials.

Entry requirements

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £925

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £925.

Payment is due before the course starts.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418