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CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS: Environmental Construction (HCI) Level 4

  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4
  • Course Type:   Short Full-time

CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS: Environmental Construction (HCI) Level 4



Please note: this course is now full and only reserve places are available.


This introductory course is designed to give you the skills to support career opportunities into a multi-disciplined industry.

Start date – Aug 2024

End date –  Jan 2025

SCQF Level -  4

Mode –  Short Full Time

Days of the Week – TBC
Times: TBC
Duration: 18 weeks

This course focuses on the basic construction skills and techniques with the retrofit industry and making house sustainable to help met our net zero targets, which will support development of your practical skills and help build strong employability skills.

  • What this course includes

    The programme includes:

    • Internal Wall Insulation
    • Carpentry and Joinery Skills
    • Industry Standard Training in External Wall insulation Installation and Finishing

Why choose this course

The course provides an excellent stepping stone into the construction industry and will introduce you to the wide range of career opportunities available.

The course will give you more knowledge and understanding to support choices when considering further career development in this industry

The course is designed to develop your practical skills and understanding of the construction industry which includes external wall insulation – installation and finishing.

External Wall Insulation is a very dynamic, fast moving, vibrant and expanding industry offering opportunities to further widen your experience knowledge and understanding of this area of construction.

Entry requirements

We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals with an enthusiasm in developing a career in the construction industry.

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads

    Construction Crafts: Environmental Construction (HCI) leads to further development of a career in construction on a wide range of courses and/or onto apprenticeship training in external wall insulation, or other appropriate construction disciplines.

Interview arrangements

The interview involves a practical skills test and a group interview. You will need to bring copies of your previous qualifications on the day.

Fees, Finance & Funding

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. Click here to find out more.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.