NC Built Environment

Course Content

This course provides the knowledge and skills required for future employment as a technician within the construction sector. Units covered include Introduction to Environmental Building Science; Modern Methods of Construction; Construction Project Management; Structural Concepts; and Mechanics for Construction.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an NPA Construction related course or two National 5 subjects (or equivalent) at grade C or above, preferably in Maths and a Science. A flexible learning programme of study is also available where learners can attend the college while employed as a technician within a related discipline. Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant industry-related experience, will be considered at the discretion of the Curriculum & Quality Leader.

Method of Assessment

This programme is assessed through the submission of written reports, ongoing course assessment and a project.

Future Prospects

Employment opportunities in the built environment sector. Progression to full-time HN construction related programmes.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    21 Sep 2020

  • 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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