Course Description

Diploma in Basic Concrete - Level 3

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

Diploma in Basic Concrete – Level 3

Concrete is a construction material that is used globally to build commercial and residential buildings. Its many advantages such as the increase in strength over time, cost-effectiveness, durability and energy efficiency has made it a desired choice over wood and a mandatory skill to get into or progress within the construction and engineering industry.

If you came here wanting to master basic concrete, you are at the right place as this Diploma in Basic Concrete – Level 3 will enlighten you thoroughly on concrete and its application. This basic course will first relay the fundamentals of concrete, its properties and uses. You will then be briefed on the concrete that was used in the Roman period and on the Portland cement to give a background to the subject.

After learning about mineral admixtures and blended cements, this program will educate you on concrete production, concrete slump test and concrete curing. The course will also focus on the environmental, safety and health issues related to concrete and on the hand mixing procedures of concrete to ensure a safe working environment. By the end of this course, you will have a significant basic knowledge on concrete to further your education or training in the subject.

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.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Course Curriculum
01. Concrete Introduction
02. Roman Period
03. Portland Cement
04. Reinforcement
05. Mineral Admixtures And Blended Cements
06. Concrete Production
07. Concrete Slump Test
08. Curing
09. Concrete Properties
10. Making Concrete
11. Concrete Block
12. Environmental
13. Hand Mixing Concrete Procedures

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Job seekers
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 – 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).

Awarding 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.

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
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Learn at your convenience and leisure
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Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 3 Certificate
Course Duration100 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee149
Entry RequirementsLearners 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.
Carear PathOnce you successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Basic Concrete, 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
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-04868
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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