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Diploma in Basic Concrete – Level 3 Concrete gives learners an in-depth understanding on concrete. It is construction material that is composed of cement, fine aggregates, coarse aggregates and water that hardens over time. Concrete is mainly used in the building of commercial and residential projects. It is an essential building product that is widely chosen over wood for construction. The strength of concrete increases over time and it can hold against any weather condition. It is also a durable and cost effective material that is easy to repair and energy efficient. Concrete can incorporate steel reinforcements in gates, electrical controls and tunnel lines and is used in the construction of driveways and patios. High-performance concrete is used in the construction of bridges as well.
Concrete is regarded as an important building material that is used in construction. Concrete is used fin almost every building project around the world, is budget friendly and highly effective. Acquiring knowledge on basic concrete is important to kick start a successful career in construction or engineering. It is important for constructors and engineers to know how to and where to use concrete in order to derive its benefits to the fullest.
The Diploma in Basic Concrete – Level 3 will provide learners a thorough understanding on the basics of concrete, properties and uses. You will also learn how concrete was used in the Roman period. The course will touch on topics such as Portland cement, mineral admixtures and blended cement. Discover the meaning behind concrete production, concrete slump test and concrete curing along with the procedures on hand mixing concrete. Additionally, the course will enlighten learners on the environmental, health and safety issues related to concrete.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
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What is covered in this course?
- Gain a fundamental understanding of concrete, properties and its uses
- Learn about how concrete was used in the Roman period
- Gain insight into Portland cement
- Learn about mineral Admixtures and blended cements
- Have a clear understanding of concrete production, concrete slump test and concrete curing
- Understand about the environmental, safety and health Issues related to concrete
Unit 1 Concrete-Introduction
1 Concrete Introduction
Unit 2 Roman-Period
1 Roman Period
Unit 3 Portland-cement
1 Portland cement
- Composition of Concrete
Unit 4 Reinforcement
Unit 5 Mineral-Admixtures-and-Blended-Cements
1 Mineral Admixtures and Blended Cements
Unit 6 Concrete-Production
1 Concrete Production
- Mixing Concrete
Unit 7 Concrete-Slump-Test
1 Concrete Slump Test
Unit 8 Curing
Unit 9 Concrete-Properties
1 Concrete Properties
Unit 10 Making-Concrete
1 Making Concrete
Unit 11 Concrete-Block
1 Concrete Block
Unit 12 Environmental
1 Environmental, Safety and Health Issues
Unit 13 Hand-Mixing-Concrete-Procedures
1 Hand Mixing Concrete Procedures
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of assessment
In order to complete the Diploma in Basic Concrete – Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
Please Note: Additionally, £159 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 04 installments when you are submitting your assessments.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
Course Code: QLS-04868
Accredited body (Accreditation)
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.
Who is this course for?
- Job seekers
- Anyone interested in learning about basic concrete
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
- Constructor – £35,000 per annum
- Building Maintenance Engineer – £28,866 per annum
- Civil Engineer – £30,742 per annum
- Building Manager – £30,888 per annum
- Building Maintenance Worker – £9.69 per hour
Other jobs you can get
- Senior Civil Engineer
- Building Supervisor
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patrick mulhall asked:
How much is the exam and cert for this course?
Kindly note that apart from the course fee, £159 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 04 instalments when you are submitting your assessments.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
It's an initial cost £29 to enrol on the course, but then it costs an overall £2067 (13x159) for all assessments/certificate to ensure completion?
Dear Jon, Thank you for your query. The total cost goes like this. The course fee is £29 (inc VAT). Additionally, £159 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This £159 payment can be paid in 04 instalments as there are only 4 assessments. Total payment is £188 and NOT £2067. Regards, Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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