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Construction & Building Services

Introduction to Construction

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 4

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 4


What will I learn?

This course introduces students to a variety of trades within the construction industry and is a good starting point for those candidates who wish to try a selection of practical-based crafts. Practical activities are supplemented with theoretical lessons and this programme prepares students for a career in the construction industry.

You'll learn about:

  • Joinery
  • Bricklaying
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Roof Tiling
  • Plastering
  • Construction Drawing
  • Building Materials
  • Construction Technology
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • I.T.

This is a hands-on course

What qualifications do I need?

Entry is subject to a successful interview and candidates should be able to work to a general/credit level of study.

What can I do after?

Successful completion of this course can lead to further studies at National Progression Award (NPA) when students choose a course aimed at specific trade route.



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 Year/36 weeks

Days per week: 2.5

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Greenock Full time SCQF 4

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