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Diploma in Basic Concrete - Level 3

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  • 365 Days
  • ,
  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 100Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 13 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04868

What Will I Learn?

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


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

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised 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.


  • Who is this Course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Accredited body (Accreditation)
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • 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.
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.
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. 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.
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
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.  
Once 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 https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner 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
Common Career Paths For Civil Engineer
  • 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
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for  TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum

01. concrete introduction
Concrete Introduction 00:00:00
02. roman period
Roman Period 00:00:00
03. portland cement
Portland cement 00:00:00
04. reinforcement
Reinforcement 00:00:00
05. mineral admixtures and blended cements
Mineral Admixtures and Blended Cements 00:00:00
☑ assignment
☑ submit your assignment
06. concrete production
Concrete Production 00:00:00
07. concrete slump test
Concrete Slump Test 00:00:00
08. curing
Curing 00:00:00
09. concrete properties
Concrete Properties 00:00:00
☑ assignment
☑ submit your assignment
10. making concrete
Making Concrete 00:00:00
11. concrete block
Concrete Block 00:00:00
12. environmental
Environmental 00:00:00
13. hand mixing concrete procedures
Hand Mixing Concrete Procedures 00:00:00
☑ assignment
☑ submit your assignment
exam quiz

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    Roscoe Toal

    February 26, 2019 - 9:37am
    Diploma in Basic Concrete

    Having 12 months to complete the course was really good. This gave me sufficient time to effectively complete the course in a successful manner.



    January 21, 2019 - 9:57am

    Obtained a clear understanding of concrete production, concrete slump test and concrete curing. A very interesting subject indeed.

    J G

    Jason Garner

    January 16, 2019 - 9:15am
    Informative Course

    Great course which helped me gain a higher level of insight into the subject. Really informative course.

Add To Cart
£429 £229 (inc. VAT)


Initial Fee: £79.00 (Inc. VAT)
Assessment: £159.00 (Inc. VAT)

(Pay in 03 Installments)

Total Price: £238.00 (Inc. VAT)
Buy Now
  • 365 Days
  • ,
  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 100Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 13 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04868
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