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Construction Technology - Built Environment

West Lothian College

Content

This course is for prospective students, keen on a professional role in the construction industry, or for experienced construction operatives, who are looking to up-skill and enhance their promotion prospects.

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:

Substructures; Domestic Construction; Construction Site Surveying; Modern Methods and Sustainable Construction; Structural Mechanics; Building Science.

Attendance: Monday 9.00am - 4.15pm.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

Relevant degree course at University

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Construction and Civil Engineering

SCQF Level

7

Cost

£750.00 (per year)

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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