This nationally recognised course has been designed to provide all the knowledge and understanding necessary for a career in construction management.

This is a mainly theory-based course which includes important knowledge and skills for successful employment. These are studied in the context of both practical and theoretical classes, including the following:

  • Construction technology
  • Building services
  • Management principles
  • Construction planning
  • Site administration
  • Sustainability in construction
  • Computer aided design (CAD)
  • Site surveying
  • Two years part-time - two evenings a week

One of the following:

  • One Higher at Level C or above plus three National 5s at Level C or above or equivalent (see our Qualifications Explained page for details) which must include Maths
  • Foundation Apprenticeship: Civil Engineering SCQF Level 6
  • National Certificate: Built Environment SCQF Level 6
  • Another relevant course at SCQF Level 6
  • Successful completion of the School-College Partnership course Pre-MA/Pathway to HE in Built Environment (Fife schools only)
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

  • Site supervisory/trainee role
  • Technical trainee with private, local authority, government, military, or academic employers in the industry
  • General stationary including a calculator and a scaled ruler
  • You will be advised on the appropriate types to purchase once enrolled on the course
  • You may have to attend a group interview to satisfy the entry criteria for the course
  • Proof of qualifications must be brought to interview as well as suitable portfolios of work/thematic presentation to evidence your suitability against course content