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Heritage Skills and Technology NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Construction Crafts, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study


Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 1 year


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course is ideal if you're looking to pursue a career in the Construction Industry at a technical level.

It's perfect if you:

  • Want to build your confidence in engaging in academic studies.
  • Have previously failed to achieve the results that demonstrate your full potential.
  • Are returning to learning after a break.

Offering specially designed, nationally validated SQA units, the course is taught by staff with real experience in the industry and a proven track record of bringing out the best in students. It offers a mix of craft and technical units, combined with theoretical and practical learning in both classrooms and workshops.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two National 4 qualifications including English and Mathematics or a Science subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

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

During this course you'll study a range of subjects relevant to the Construction Industry.

After the course


This course prepares you for working in a variety of jobs, including:

  • Quantity Surveying Technician.
  • Building Control Technician.
  • Architectural Technician.
  • Building Technician.
  • Building Site Supervisor.
  • Construction Operative Trainee/Apprentice.

Continuing Study

Successful students will be eligible for direct entry to the NC in Built Environment programme. In turn, this feeds into the first year of any of our four construction-related HND programmes:

  • Architectural Technology.
  • Building Surveying.
  • Construction Management.
  • Quantity Surveying.

Successful students can also progress to other construction-related NC programmes at other colleges in Scotland.

  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    31st Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome