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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 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

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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