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Construction: Multi Trade (NPA)

Dumfries and Galloway College

Venues

Dumfries Campus, Stranraer Campus

Content

This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in construction. This can be an introductory course or progression from a previous course such as the City and Guilds Level 4 Construction Skills Course (or equivalent).

Practical elements of this course cover:
Carpentry and Joinery; Brickwork; Plumbing; Plastering; Painting and Decorating; Roofing.

The following elements are also delivered to allow you to work safely and give you an understanding of basic construction principles:
Health and Safety in a Construction Environment; Appreciation of scaffolding components and how to erect them safely; Construction drawing; Materials and occupations within the construction industry.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview and pre-entry test.

Progression Routes

Specific construction trade courses, such as plumbing or joinery, or employment in the construction industry.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Built Environment

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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