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Intro to Construction

Edinburgh College

Venues

Granton Campus

Content

This is an entry level course that will give you an opportunity to experience a variety of building trades such as Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating and Plasterwork. It provides you with the employability skills you will need to enter the Construction Industry. You will learn basic skills that will give you the knowledge to then apply for a higher-level course in a specific subject.

You will be encouraged to gain a work placement with an employer within industry for the duration of this course. These opportunities will be supported by your College lecturers but are not mandatory. Practical work experience with an employer allows you to gain knowledge of the construction industry and will heighten your employability skills.

Content:
Health and safety; Enterprise skills; Tool skills; Carpentry and joinery; Painting and decoration; Plasterwork.


Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Construction Trades

SCQF Level

4

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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