“I’ve just completed HNC: Quantity Surveying and I’m progressing on to the HND next year.

"After I’ve finished that, I am able to move onto third year of BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying at Heriot-Watt University through the College’s partnership with the University.

“I’m hoping to progress in my career once I have my degree. I actually studied for my HNC while on maternity leave from my job as a heating and plumbing engineer at Fife Council.

"I think moving into quantity surveying will mean more opportunities for me so that I can help support my growing family.

“It’s been hard at times juggling studying at degree level with having two young children – and being pregnant! But it’s a great course and I’ve enjoyed it.

“I really enjoy the quantities and estimating elements of the course.

"The sketching involved has been a great learning experience for me, and it’s being great fun, too!”

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