COURSE INFORMATION

This is a supported progression course for young people who are interested in a career in construction. On successful completion, this course will enable you to progress on to an SCQF Level 4 course in this curriculum area.

  • Hand Skills
  • Employability 
  • ICT
  • Communications
  • Numeracy 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Working with Others
  • Customer Etiquette
  • Knowledge and Understanding 
  • Team Working
  • One year full-time
  • 2 and a half days per week
  • 09:00-16:30
  • Mono-Blocking
  • Kerbing
  • Path Laying (Gravel, Conrete) Brickwork, 
  • Setting-Out
  • Levelling Using Spirit Levels or Theodolite
  • Health and Safety
  • Core Skills (ICT, Numeracy & Communications) 
  • Employability 

One of the following:

  • Two National 4s in English and Maths or relevant Technical Subjects
  • Successful completion of the School College Partnership course Skills for Work: Construction Craft
  • (Fife schools only)
  • Certificate: Access to Construction with lecturer recommendation
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
  • National Progression Award: Construction SCQF Level 5
  • Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in construction crafts
  • Training/employment
  • This entry level course is a great way to start a career in construction
  • You will be better informed about choices which you will need to make when considering a vocation in the construction industry
  • This course provides the underpinning knowledge required to continue Further Education in construction or seek an apprenticeship within the industry
  • This is a basic construction course which incorporates construction ground works and would not be suited to trades people. Who already have a higher qualification
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise