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HNC Built


  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Schools Course


Please be aware this course is now full. If you apply, you will receive a course full email and if place was to become available we would be in contact but we cannot guarantee this. Some courses still have availability- please check the website for update information on course availability.


This course is for S4 to S6 students keen to study the construction trade- it offers learners a route to working directly with an employer through project-based learning experiences and enables them to develop both technical and meta-skills via a work-based project.

Start date – Aug 2024

End date –  Jul 2025

SCQF Level -  5

Mode –  Schools Course

Days: Tuesday - Thursday
Times:  1:30pm – 4:30pm
Duration: 1 year

This Level 5 Foundation Apprenticeship is designed for learners who are currently working at Level 5 at school in construction related subjects, to enhance their skills.

Work-based projects that are carried out on this course, is co-designed and agreed by our partner employer and they make a structured and regular contribution to the programme.

Learners further develop technical and meta-skills based on work situations within the project and an understanding of the construction industry.

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    What the course includes

    The course introduces students to the construction industry and covers:

    • Carpentry and Bench Joinery
    • Site Joinery
    • Sustainability

    There’s the chance to gain SQA credits which will help you move into further study or work.

Why choose this course

You’ll find out about the construction industry and the skills involved in a variety of trades- you will also gain SQA credits.

Entry requirements

  • Working at SCQF Level 5 in construction related school subject OR
  • Completion of the Level 4 FA in Construction
  • Excellent school attendance record
  • Where it will lead

    Progression to the other construction course Level 5/6 programmes at college, or an apprenticeship in the construction industry.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you for an interview which consists of a practical group activity in the workshop and a short interview.

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