Find your future in Construction

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Construction is one of Scotland's largest and rewarding industries and offers a range of exciting and long-term career opportunities. Our well-established Construction department is committed to providing students with ‘as real as it gets training’ in an up-to-date, practical setting, with excellent industrial facilities. The curriculum encompasses a range of Construction disciplines, starting from access level through to apprenticeships and HNC. We continually look at the latest industry standards, ensuring that our qualifications are developed for the future to make sure you have the relevant skills and knowledge required by employers. 

Recently the UK government have declared that the UK will “build itself out of recession” following this pandemic, this makes a future in construction a very inviting prospect for young people.

 

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Why study with us...

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Our teaching staff have a huge range of experience working in their respective industries and can relate what they are teaching you to the careers you work towards. 

Gain hands-on experience in our construction workshops with a comprehensive range of tools and machinery.

We work closely with local businesses to ensure we are training you to industry standard, so you can gain the skills and attributes that are really valued by employers. As a result, many companies offer our students work placements, apprenticeships and traineeships which can lead to employment. Click to see the Construction Employers we work with. 

You will have the opportunity to be involved in local community projects, enhancing your skills in areas such as site working, project management, team working and working safely in a construction environment.

 

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Student Case Study

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"I couldn't have gotten in to this industry without this course. There's plenty to learn and the Lecturers are always helpful."

Lewis Bremner - SVQ3 Carpentry and Joinery

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