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Construction Management

West Lothian College

Content

The course focuses on the key knowledge required by a construction technician, site supervisor/agent/manager, to provide a strong grounding in construction methods, procedures, organisation and contractual arrangements.

You will learn contemporary technical roles, currently required by the construction industry:

Standard Forms Of Construction Contracts; Substructures; Domestic Construction; Industrial and Commercial Construction Methods; Construction Health and Safety; Site Administration; Computer Aided Draughting (CAD); Building Services Introduction; Building Services In Large Buildings; Construction Site Surveying; Building Measurement and Cost Studies (Quantity Surveying); Construction Materials Testing and Specification; Architectural Design; Modern Methods and Sustainable Construction; Graded Unit Project.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus relevant subjects at National 5 including a science or technological subject, or a relevant Foundation Apprenticeship, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree course

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Construction & Civil Engineering

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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