• August
  • 1 year
  • Quantity Surveying
  • HNC (SCQF Level 7)


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Intro to the course:

This course is for those wanting to start a career or gain a promotion in quantity surveying. It teaches skills for entry to HND level or into a role in the industry.

HNC (SCQF Level 7)

Study mode
Part-Time and Day Release

Start date

Who is the course for?

Two-year course ideal for those looking for a career in quantity surveying. It will suit school leavers or those looking to change career or progress into the industry.

What will I study?

You’ll learn: 

  • domestic construction 
  • substructure 
  • industrial commercial superstructure 
  • building services in large buildings and more

Next step course options

BSc Quantity surveying

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing individual unit assessments throughout the course, using a range of methods. These are both open and closed book assessments. An end-of-year graded unit will give the final grade.

Why should I choose this course?

With construction, surveying and house building thriving, this course will help you in your career in the sector. We have close links the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and local companies (technician apprenticeship scheme) which will provide you with site visits, industry links and work experience. You’ll be taught by experts who have worked in the construction and surveying industry for many years.

Where can this course lead?

Professional status in the construction industry as a quantity surveyor or trainee quantity surveyor depending on experience.

What are the entry requirements?

One or more of the following: 

  • one Higher Grade with appropriate Standard Grades or National 5 Awards or 
  • at least 12 relevant SQA National Qualification Units at appropriate level 
  • relevant work experience or qualifications 
  • course entry may be subject to interview

What are the interview arrangements?

Interview if we need more information.

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for day release:

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds.

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Other information:

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

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Study mode Part-Time and Day Release Start date 26/08/2024 Duration 1 year
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