University of Derby Courses
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This qualification is designed specifically for the mineral products industry to prepare its leaders and managers for the future. You'll study subjects including:
- Leadership and operational management
- Project management
- Financial management
- Commercial management and marketing
- Extractives management
- Lean structures
- Quality management
- Health, safety and environment management
You'll undertake a work based project which applies everything you learn to an issue in your workplace, so you can make a real impact in your role.
Highways are a valuable asset and vital to the world economy. If you're already employed in this sector, or have an interest in it, the Foundation Degree in Asphalt and Pavement Technology will enable you to gain an internationally recognised academic qualification.
You'll gain the underpinning technical knowledge, the legislative framework, including safety requirements and contractual procedures relevant to this demanding area of the construction industry.
Highways are vital to the world economy and are one of the most valuable assets held by the public sector. If you're already employed in this sector in a management or supervisory position, the University Diploma in Asphalt and Pavement Studies will enable you to gain an internationally recognised academic qualification.
You'll gain the skills and knowledge, the legislative framework, including safety requirements and contractual procedures relevant to this demanding area of the construction industry.
The Higher Apprenticeship in Mineral Products Technology combines practical skill development with higher education qualifications developing competence in the real-life environment of your workplace, so preparing your apprentices for their first supervisory position.
It’s been designed in partnership with industry and leading professional bodies such as the Institute of Quarrying and the Mineral Products Qualifications Council, so you can be sure the content addresses the key skill issues you are facing as an employer.