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CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS: Environmental Construction (HCI)

  • Start date:   August 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4
  • Course Type:   Short Full-time

CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS: Environmental Construction (HCI)

Please be aware this course is now full. Alternatively, you can explore other courses on our website or email choosecollege@west-lothian.ac.uk if you wish to speak to a member of staff.

This introductory course is designed to give you the skills to support career opportunities into a multi-disciplined industry. The course focuses on the basic construction skills and techniques which support development of your practical skills and help build strong employability skills. This course is base around wall insulation to help make homes efficient.

The construction focus within the 18-week programme will include basic carpentry and joinery skills leading to developing further practical skills and knowledge working on external wall insulation: installation and finishing techniques.

Start date: August 2023
End date: January 2024
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday

  • What this course includes

    The programme includes:

    • Internal wall insulation
    • Carpentry and Joinery Skills
    • Personal Development in self and work
    • Introduction to the construction industry
    • Essential Core 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

    Education: Lead to further development of a career in Construction on a wide range of courses

    Apprenticeship 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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