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Built Environment

North Highland College UHI

Venues

Thurso Campus

Content

This course aims to introduce the skills and knowledge required to follow a professional career path within the building industry at technician level. Mainly taught within a classroom environment, practical experience is gained from site visits, field trips and workshops.

Content:
Domestic Building Services; Construction Technology: Groundworks and Substructure; Construction Technology: Superstructure and Finishes; Computer Aided Drafting: An Introduction; Construction Calculations; Construction Materials: An Introduction; Construction Site Surveying: An Introduction; Health and Safety in the Construction Industry; Built Environment Project; Sustainable Design for Architecture; Construction Measurement and Costing; Drawing for Construction.

Entry Requirements

National 5 English, Maths and a science or technological subject. National 5 Skills for Work would be an advantage. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND course or employment in construction sector.

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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