• Construction
  • August
  • Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

The NC Construction Management previously known as the NC Built Environment is suitable if you would like to develop basic skills in construction methods. The course develops knowledge and skills for work in the construction industry in areas such as civil engineering, modern methods of construction and project management.  In addition, this course 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 6

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

The NC is suitable for: 

  • learners who may have just left or about to leave school 
  • mature candidates who may have been out of education for a long period of time and are seeking a recognised qualification 
  • individuals who are seeking national recognition of their achievements

What will I study?

  • domestic building services
  • groundworks and substructure
  • superstructure and finishes 
  • computer aided drafting
  • construction calculations 
  • construction materials
  • construction site surveying
  • health and safety in the construction industry 
  • built environment project 
  • sustainable design for architecture

Next step course options

HNC Construction Management , HNC Quantity Surveying or HNC Building Surveying

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 undertake projects effectively will enhance your employment opportunities within the industry.

Where can this course lead?

  • Modern Apprenticeship
  • employment in the general construction sector

What are the entry requirements?

Two National 5 qualifications or alternative

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview required.

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for full time:

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 Full-Time Start date 26/08/2024 Duration 1 year
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