Built Environment Design SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This SVQ can be taken on its own or as part of a Modern Apprenticeship programme.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements 

  • Interview
  • Two Highers at C or above, Maths and an appropriate Technology/Business/Communication subject, or equivalent
  • National 4 pass in English
  • Must be working in the Civil Engineering or Construction industry
  • Applications are encouraged from mature students who may not have formal qualifications but have skills required to meet the demands of the course.  

The course is a combination of work-based and college training.

It provides the dual benefits of gaining a nationally recognised qualification while being paid as you work.

As a standalone qualification you will complete an online portfolio with 3 formal meetings with your assessor to support your progress.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years


Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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

What can I do on completion of my course?

You may progress your studies onto SVQ level 4 Built Environment Design or study BEng Civil Engineering as block release, entering in year 2.

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