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HNC Built


  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7
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    SCQF Level:   07


This course gives you practical and personal skills to prepare you for employment in the construction industry. It is equivalent to first year university degree-level. It covers geotechnics, civil engineering contracts and project management, construction site surveying, and construction technology (substructure and structural mechanics).

Start Date: 26/08/19
Days of Week:  Monday
Time: 9.00am-4.15pm
Duration:  35 weeks
Cost: £750 per year


You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • What the course includes

    The course is classroom-based with practical experience gained from workshops, field trips and site visits.

Why choose this course?

During this course you will work alongside industry specialists, gain valuable insight into the construction industry and develop key skills and techniques.  

Entry Requirements

  • NC in a related discipline.
  • Relevant SVQ
  • Relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Where it leads


    • HND in Civil Engineering and related disciplines; direct entry into year 2 of Edinburgh Napier University degree courses; SVQ level 3 or 4 Construction: Technical Modern Apprenticeship frameworks.


    • Supervisory or technician post in the construction/civil engineering industry.

Interview Arrangements

An interview is required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding

ITA update

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on


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