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Women in Construction - January Start City and Guilds

(SCQF level 3)

Construction Crafts, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

15th Jan 2018, 1 year

15th Jan 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course provides women with an introduction to the construction industry. During the course, you'll gain experience and knowledge in a variety of construction trades including bricklaying, carpentry & joinery, plastering and wall & floor tiling.

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

This course runs for 6 months from January - June.

Watch as our students and staff talk about the learning experience at the College.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 3. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

There are no formal entrance qualifications but you should be interested in construction and be able to demonstrate this during the application process, as well as in the compulsory pre-course guidance sessions.

Additional selection requirements

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

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

Careers

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 after successfully completing the course.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    15th Jan 2018
    End Date:
    22nd Jun 2018
  • Location:
    City Campus