Course Description

Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS Level 3

Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS Level 3 is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 100 Hours. Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS Level 3 gives a Course Qualification of Level 3 Certificate. For more information about Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS Level 3 at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS 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 at QLS 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 Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.


  • 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
  • Learn the procedures on hand mixing concrete

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Constructors
  • Engineers
  • Anyone interested in learning about basic concrete

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 at QLS 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.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.


Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04868


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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 3 Certificate
Course Duration100 Hours
Course Time365 Days
Course Fee229
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Carear PathOnce you successfully completed the Diploma in Basic Concrete at QLS Level 3, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below. 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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