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Sep
25

What is the difference between a supervisor and a manager?

If you are working in a business environment or considering doing so, you might wonder what is the difference between a supervisor and a manager. These two roles are both essential for the smooth function of a successful business, but how do they differ from each other and what are their individual responsibilities? Duties and […]

By Jack Goldsmith | Uncategorized
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Sep
12

How to become a supervisor

Are you thinking about how to become a supervisor? There are a variety of reasons why you might consider this career path. It might be that you enjoy your current role but want to progress within the company. Possibly you love managing people and want to move into the position of supervisor immediately without working […]

By Jack Goldsmith | Uncategorized
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May
14

How Many Hours Are There in Part Time Study?

The number of hours in part time courses can vary greatly. On average, a full-time university course requires around 21 hours of study per week, whereas a part-time course requires fewer hours of study per week. The key benefit to part-time study is that there is often no time limit for completing the course. This is […]

By Jack Goldsmith | Uncategorized
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Jun
15

What is part time education?

For some potential students, the length of time required to study for a degree can be off-putting. For students who need to work, care for their families or manage other commitments, taking three or four years to complete a degree simply isn’t practical, especially if they are also contending with financial constraints. Part-time degrees are […]

By Jack Goldsmith | Uncategorized
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Jun
12

Why can’t I use my Apprenticeship Levy ‘pot’ for your course?

We have spoken to a number of you recently who are very interested in our BSc Degree course in Construction Management, especially as it offers a direct route to CIOB membership. However you’re frustrated that you can’t use your Apprenticeship Levy funds to pay for it, at least at the moment. We share your frustrations! […]

By Hanna Zielinska | Uncategorized
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Jun
08

Education Matters in Construction Conference May 2016

Education Matters in Construction Conference May 2016 Excellent conference held at BRE to launch the new Bsc Construction . Key national speakers addressed the future skills needs of the industry and the new degree apprenticeship agenda. To see the presentations click here….

By Sean Scully | News & Events
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Mar
10

The power of learning

The power of learning: Should I get a degree? Many successful people never even try to get a degree, just look at Sir Alan Sugar….others hold proudly their qualifications, for example the American President Barack Obama…and some of the most successful people in technology are Harvard drop outs, such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg…So what is the right thing to do? In […]

By Sean Scully | Thought Pieces
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Mar
10

Construction conference

Education Matters in Construction BRE Innovation Park, Watford 26th May 2016: 8.30am to 1.00pm If you are a senior leader or involved with learning and development in your construction company then this is a must attend event. Click here for more details You will hear from prominent industry and education leaders: why education is critical […]

By Sean Scully | News & Events
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Did you know you can gain accreditation for your management experience?

This would enable you to fast-track your degree and be exempt from 2 years of study.

You would need to register your interest by completing the application form and we will arrange a meeting/phone call.

You will be supported by a tutor to help you put together a portfolio that captures your experience. This takes 2 -3 months so if you are interested and want to join the BSc Construction in January 2019 please submit your application today. There is a fee of £500.