Construction Maintenance (General) College Certificate

What is special about this course?

Please note this course starts in January only.

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

Entry requirements

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.

Mature students

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


  • 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?

    Face to face

    How long will my course last?

    20 Weeks

    Please note this course starts in January only.

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date



    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


    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?

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    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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