Lecturer and construction students wearing hard hats look at plans



This course will inspire and enthuse you ready for a career in the Built Environment through project-based learning. The project design and content reflect a real-life design brief encouraging you to consider design concepts, planning and presentation requirements whilst developing the general skills, technical knowledge and understanding and employability skills needed within the sector.



  • SCQF 5



  • Highland Council Virtual Schools
  • Face to face - Lochaber High School


  • 1 Year

Course content...

You will study a range of topics introducing you to the Construction Industry and the Principles of Building Design. You will do this through a Built Environment Design Project and learn about Sustainability and Construction Methods in the Built Environment, whilst also undertaking some 3D Modelling for the Built Environment

What next...

Following on from this course you could move into a Modern Apprenticeship in the Technician career pathway, into further education in NC Built Environment, or take on a number of entry level posts in the Built Environment sector.


Entry requirements...

General and broad academic ability showing an aptitude at SCQF level 4 or above for English, Mathematics and other related Technical, Graphical and Science subjects.