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Employability Programme in Construction (EPIC)

UHI North Highland

Venues

Thurso Campus

Content

This programme has been developed as a direct result of industry demand with the backing of local construction companies. It will help you to become ‘work ready’ through completing a Certificate of Work Readiness. You will also have the opportunity to gain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme card which can provide you with industry accreditation.

The programme will cover essential aspects of workshop practice and hand skills such as:

Carpentry and Joinery; Concreting; Rood Slating and Tiling; Decorative Paining and Finishes; Employability and Enterprise Award; Employability and Behavioral Skills; Health and Safety in a Construction Environments; Information Technology; Work Placement.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4. National 4 Skills for Work Construction Skills would also be an advantage. Interview.

Progression Routes

Higher level course in Civil Engineering or enhanced prospects in Modern Apprenticeship or employment.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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