Built Environment NC

What is special about this course?

This course provides the perfect foundations for a career in the construction industry, giving you the knowledge and skills required to work as a technician.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of an NPA Construction related course or 3 National 4 passes or above or equivalent, in appropriate English, Science, Mathematics or technical subjects.

Applicants who do not meet these criteria but have relevant industry related experience will be considered at the discretion of the programme leader.

Units includes an introduction to:

  • Modern methods of construction
  • Construction site surveying
  • Sustainable design for architecture and domestic building services

How will I study my course?

    The course is delivered through a combination of face-to-face teaching and practical tasks. 

    How long will my course last?

    1 year

    January start (fast-track - 18 weeks)

    Where can I study my course?

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

      What can I do on completion of my course?

      Employment opportunities in the built environment sector. Progression to HNC construction related programmes. 

      Is there more information available online?

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      You can start this course in either August or January.

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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.