• Construction
  • August
  • Part-Time Day
  • Professional accredited qualification


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Intro to the course:

The NPA in Construction Craft (Multi-Trades) at SCQF level 4 is suitable for those who wish to follow a career in construction. The course introduces learners to several trades including bricklaying, painting & decorating, plastering and a work based challenge, also the safe use of hand-tools and workplace health & safety.

 In addition, this NPA develops knowledge and understanding of the construction industry; practical, technical and transferable skills; oral, written and evaluation abilities; resource management; problem solving and planning; organisational and communication skills.

SCQF Level 4

Who is the course for?

Senior phase school pupils

What will I study?

  • Health & Safety Bricklaying Work based Challenge Plastering 
  • Painting & Decorating

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of this award will be ongoing through a combination of practical work and knowledge assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

There are many construction opportunities for those who are enthusiastic and appropriately trained individual. The ability to problem solve, work as a team, and have a general understanding of the industry will enhance your employment opportunities within the construction industry.

Where can this course lead?

  • Modern Apprentice 
  • Various trades Employment in the general Construction Sector or Semi-skilled labourer

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements, however an interest in Craft and Design at school would be advantageous. Entry is through the Schools/College partnership.

What are the interview arrangements?

Recruitment is through the School/College partnership

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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