Construction Technician (Gateway to Construction Management) NC

What is special about this course?

This course aims to introduce the skills and knowledge required to follow a professional career path within the building industry at technician level. Mainly taught within a classroom environment, practical experience is gained from site visits, field trips and laboratory workshops.

Entry requirements

You will be invited to discuss your application with us and must be able to demonstrate the academic ability to work at SCQF Level 6.  You will be asked to attend an interview and undertake an aptitude test.  You can also progress onto this course with the NPA Construction Multi-skills qualification.

Subjects studied include:

  • Renewable energy;
  • Building design;
  • Technology;
  • Computer aided drawing;
  • Sustainability
  • Building performance
  • Measurement and costing

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Practical hands on, face to face teaching

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Perth

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

This course leads to the HNC Construction Management

This course prepares you for a variety of jobs within the industry, including quantity surveying or architectural technician and on building sites at supervisor and technical level.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.