Course Levels

SCQF Levels 4 - 10

Campus Locations

Dunfermline, Glenrothes, Levenmouth

Study Options


Applications Open

Start studying in August 2021

Why Choose Built Environment at Fife College?

Built Environment is a relatively new way of describing the design, construction, and management of manmade structures. The Built Environment sector includes the traditional areas of Construction Craft and Building Services, as well as Technical Construction, Furniture, and Interior Design.

The construction sector is vital in order for us to build a better future. Jobs in the construction industry are set to grow in Scotland over the next five years, according to the latest forecast from the Construction industry Training Board (CITB). Now is the time to get involved and build careers in construction and the built environment.

So, if your ambition is to build a career in construction, we can offer you a solid foundation in whichever area interests you. All of our Built Environment courses, including interior designing, quantity surveying, architecture and technology, are industry approved, highly valued by employers and provide the foundation for progression pathways, from introductory-level through to HNC/HND and even degree courses.

Our Built Environment Courses

We offer courses in the following subjects:

· Built Environment Technician

· Building Services

· Construction Craft

· Interior Design

· Furniture

Progress to a Built Environment Degree

Did you know that a studying for an HNC or HND qualification is the equivalent of first year (HNC) or second year (HND) of a Degree at university? Our HNC/HND Built Environment courses provide articulation routes for direct entry to either year two or three of a related degree with our partner universities:

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Heriot Watt University

Robert Gordon University

What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

 Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

 Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.


 Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.
       If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.

 Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
       They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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Hear from Niamh Hogwood on how her Built Environment course helped her land a diploma in interior design.


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