University certificates

Shorter courses for rapid recognition

Professional certificates to underpin your skills and experience

Professional certificates are usually part-time courses that last less than one year.  They are ideal for rapid recognition of your skills and experience.

The following certificates are available:

  • Certificate in Construction Materials – knowledge and practical understanding about construction materials made with aggregates and the standards, specifications and other requirements that apply to them
  • Certificate in Ready Mixed Concrete Technology – focuses on the principles of concrete mix design, the methods of making and using ready mixed concrete and knowledge of the techniques used to manage product quality so as to satisfy the needs of your producers and customers

Successful completion of a professional certificate means you will earn a Level 4 qualification and can progress your academic qualifications further.

For more information, including how to apply go to the University of Derby Professional Development in Minerals courses.