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Women in Construction - August Start City and Guilds

(SCQF level 3)

Construction Crafts, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study


Start Date

24th Aug 2020, 1 year


City Campus


This City and Guilds course provides women with an introduction into the Construction Industry. During the course you'll gain experience and knowledge in a variety of construction trades. To find out what trades you'll cover, please see the 'What You Study' section below. 

Your course programme will be delivered by our highly professional teaching staff with significant Construction Industry experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

On successful completion of this course you'll receive an Extended Certificate in Construction Skills at SCQF level 3.

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This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 3. For more information on the framework visit:


Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.


Additional selection requirements

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview, where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.


ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You'll learn a range of hand skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas:

  • Bricklaying.
  • Carpentry and Joinery.
  • Plastering.
  • Wall and Floor Tiling.

You'll also have the opportunity to develop skills in communication, numeracy and ICT.


After the course


You can expect to go on to work in the Construction Industry, after specialising in a trade.


Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

You'll be able to apply for a SCQF Level 4 course in a number of trades on successful completion of the course.


  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    24th Aug 2020
    End Date:
    18th Dec 2020
  • Location:
    City Campus