Construction is one of Scotland's largest and most 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.
Why study with us
You will learn from teaching staff with a huge range of experience in their respective industries, and 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 standards, 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.
"I couldn't have gotten into this industry without this course. There's plenty to learn and the lecturers are always helpful."
Lewis Bremner, SVQ 3 Carpentry and Joinery
Carpentry & Joinery Modern Apprenticeship
Many employers in our region are involved in manufacturing. Carpentry and Joinery play an essential role in the success of a construction organisation. This Modern Apprenticeship programme has been designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to be an effective tradesperson in this discipline.
See the range of progression routes our courses can offer.