Construction Maintenance (General) College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and citizenship skills to allow you to progress onto employment into the construction industry or on to a range of higher level courses within the built environment.

Entry requirements

Mature students

  • Interview
  • Entry at the discretion of the course team.

School leavers

  • Interview
  • 3 Credit Standard Grades/3 passes at National 5 grade C or above

Progressing students

  • Successful completion of the NPA Construction Level 5 programme.
  • Working with concrete
  • Maintenance of roof surfaces
  • Repair and maintenance techniques
  • Health and safety
  • Site setting out procedures
  • Craft drawing
  • Modern methods of construction
  • New and sustainable building techniques
  • Manual handling
  • IT
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others
  • Employability
  • Numeracy
  • Communications

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Face to face

How long will my course last?

20 Weeks

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment throughout each unit.

Where can I study my course?

  • Beechwood Campus

Start date


How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What funding can I apply for?

Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Higher National Certificate courses in Construction
  • Modern Apprenticeship in a craft programme
  • Careers in technology, building surveying, building control, quantity surveying and construction management

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Construction Maintenance (General) College Certificate

I want to start in 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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