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HNC Built


  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7


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: August 2021
Days of Week:  Monday
Time: 9:00am-4:15pm
Duration:  1 year (this is year 1 of a 2 year course)
Cost: £750 per year (PFG funding available)


  • 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.

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

  • 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 - this can be carried out face to face or by phone

Fees, finance and funding

Click here to find out more about funding for this course

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