Building Trades Fast Track (Incorporating NPA in Construction Craft & Technician)

Course Content

The course covers an Introduction into Joinery; Bricklaying; Painting and Decorating; Plastering; Roofing; Stonemasonry; External Cement Work; Understanding Industry; and Personal Development.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the course, however, all applicants will be interviewed and must be able to demonstrate commitment and motivation. This may include an element of online learning.


All applicants will require a satisfactory interview which may include a diagnostic test.

Method of Assessment

Continuous assessment, practical based assessments and end of unit tests/assessments.  

Future Prospects

Successful completion of the course will enhance employment opportunities in the construction industry and will allow progression to a SCQF level 5 craft or technology course.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    15 Jan 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    15 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Construction Crafts

  • 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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