HNC Architectural Technology

Course Content

This course aims to enhance your knowledge and skills in architectural design by covering several areas, including sketching and drawing techniques, building structure design, technical design and conception, development and detailing, construction technology, contract administration, sustainability, and creating inclusive environments using computer-aided design. You will also gain an understanding of how the design aspects of a construction project impact its performance and functionality.

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

• One Higher at Grade C or above in a relevant subject (English, Graphic Communications, any science subject, Maths, Geography) plus three National 5s at Grade C or above which must include Maths.

• National Certificate: Built Environment, Civil Engineering or Construction Technology

• Foundation Apprenticeship: Civil Engineering SCQF Level 6

• Another relevant course at SCQF Level 6

• Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Method of Assessment

Submission of written reports, ongoing course assessment and a graded unit project.

Future Prospects

Further study: HND Architectural Technology at college, or university degree.

Employment options: Architectural technician/technologist via the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists’ Professional and Occupational Performance Record (CIAT POP Record). Building standards technician. Revit/computer-aided design (CAD) technician within the construction industry. Technical trainee with private, local authority, government, military, or academic employers.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Building Services & Built Environment

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page.
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