Level 3 Diploma in Basic Concrete with Official Exam

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100 Hours
Level 3 Diploma in Basic Concrete
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This course is endorsed under ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

The Diploma in Basic Concrete Level 3 is an excellent course for individuals employed in construction. If you are an engineer or building contractor the course will give you in-depth knowledge on concrete. What is cement composed of? Why does it harden? These are some of the questions that will be answered through the course.

In terms of building material, concrete is a very important element. It is a cost-effective material that is used in buildings around the world. If you want to have a career in construction learning about concrete is the first step. You need to know how to use the mixture and derive from its benefits.

The Diploma in Basic Concrete Level 3 will discuss key topics such as an introduction to concrete, learning about concrete properties, blended cements and mixing concrete procedures. The course will also focus on the health, safety and environment 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


Level 3 Diploma in Basic Concrete
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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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

Course Curriculum

Unit 1 Concrete-Introduction

Unit 2 Roman-Period

Unit 3 Portland-cement

Unit 4 Reinforcement

Unit 5 Mineral-Admixtures-and-Blended-Cements

Unit 6 Concrete-Production

Unit 7 Concrete-Slump-Test

Unit 8 Curing

Unit 9 Concrete-Properties

Unit 10 Making-Concrete

Unit 11 Concrete-Block

Unit 12 Environmental

Unit 13 Hand-Mixing-Concrete-Procedures

Access Duration

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.


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.

What's special about us

  • No Hidden Fees
  • Efficient and effective customer service for all your queries
  • Endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme
  • Get a 30% discount when you pay the full amount at once. This includes the course fee, assessment fee and certificate fee.

Who is this course for?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Constructors
  • Engineers
  • 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.

Career path

  • 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

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Jon asked:

Does this course include cost of assignments and examination? So overall, to enrol and take the course, including exams/assignments only £129 is paid?


Dear Jon, Thank you for your query. Please refer the course curriculum of the Level 3 Diploma in Basic Concrete with Official Exam course to get an insight of the course content. Yes, the overall cost including the exams/assignments is £129 (inc VAT). Regards, Student Support Team

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