Construction: Multi Trade Returners

Dumfries and Galloway College


Stranraer Campus


This qualification allows candidates to further learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in construction. This can only be entered by progression from Construction: Multi trade course (or similar).

This course is recognised by the industry as a pre-apprentice programme and will enhance the learner’s opportunities in finding employment in the construction industry.

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

Relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the course may lead to progression to apprenticeship programmes within the construction industries, or employment in associated construction service related jobs i.e. site operative or building supplies.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Construction and the Built Environment

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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