Course Levels

Introductory courses to HNCs, HNDs and Degrees

Campus Locations

Dunfermline, Glenrothes, Levenmouth

Study Options

Full-Time/Part-Time

Applications Open

Start studying in August 2023

Why Choose Construction and Built Environment at Fife College?

Construction and the Built Environment refers to the aspects of our surroundings that are built by humans. It creates where we live, where we play and where we work. From historical and cultural buildings, to shops, connecting our cities, enabling our travel, entertainment, protecting listed buildings and providing energy – it’s all together a fantastic industry to work in! So, if your ambition is to build a career in construction, we can offer you a solid foundation in whichever area interests you.

Construction Trade

These courses provide specialist practical skills that are crucial in the Construction Industry. These include the traditional areas of Construction Craft and Building Services with entry into the following trade routes at SCQF Level 4 or 5 - Painting and Decorating, Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing and Gas and Groundworks.

Built Environment Professionals

These courses are for those who are looking for a career in a specific professional discipline. The College can offer entry into the following professional career routes at NC Level 6, HNC Level 7 and HND Level 8, with full articulation to degree level at our partner universities:

  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architectural Technology
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • 3D Design (Interior Design & Furniture)
  • Civil Engineering

So, if your ambition is to build a career in construction and the built environment, we can offer you a solid foundation in whichever area interests you.

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Our Construction and Built Environment Courses

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We offer courses in the following subjects:

  • Built Environment Technician
  • Architectural Technology 
  • 3D Interior Design
  • Building Services (Carpentry, Joinery, Plumbing, Painting, Decorating and Electrical Services)
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying 
  • Furniture Design and Manufacture

Progress to a Construction and Built Environment Degree

Did you know that studying for a HNC or HND qualification is the equivalent of first year (HNC) or second year (HND) of a Degree at university? Our HNC/HND Construction and 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

University of the West of Scotland

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What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

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

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

 

3. 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.

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

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