Built Environment

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course is a technician-level qualification that will provide you with the basics you’ll need to enter into a career as a construction manager within the Built Environment.

During this course you will:

Develop your technical knowledge and understanding; Have the opportunity to develop and apply your critical reasoning and analysis skills to solve construction problems, using current industry standards and by applying contemporary industry techniques; and Develop your personal and business skills.

You will study:
Architectural Design Sketching and Drawing; Building Measurement and Cost Studies; Building Science; Introduction to Building Services; 2D CAD (Computer-Aided Design); Construction Industry Fundamentals; Construction Materials and Specification; Construction Site Surveying; Sustainability and Modern Methods of Construction; Domestic Construction Technology; Substructure Construction Technology; Maths for the Built Environment; Structural Mechanics; Statutory Control of Buildings; and Built Environment Graded Unit.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher, or NQ Built Environment, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 2 of relevant HND course or degree course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Built Environment

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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