You will need three relevant Standard Grades at General Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 or equivalent.
Those without formal qualifications, but who have an interest in the subject area should also apply.
A place on this course is subject to an interview process.
Who is this course for?
Anyone who has an interest in progressing to an apprenticeship or to the technicianís side of the industry.
What subjects will I be studying?
You will study both practical and theory subjects during the course which will consist of:
Construction Industry Studies
Building Construction methods
Painting & Decorating
Joinery (Ayr campus only)
The course has a core content of theory of building construction in both semesters, in addition in Semester 1 you will experience a range of practical building crafts, then choose to specialise in one craft area in Semester 2.
More information will be given at interview.
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3/4 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments are carried out on an on-going basis throughout the course.
Progression on to a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 6 or employment.
This will depend on your results and positive feedback from your lecturers.
How do I fund my course?
You should apply for a Bursary. You can get a Bursary/EMA Application Pack from the Student Finance Office located in the Student Information Centre at Ayr Campus once you have been offered a place on the course.
Alternatively complete the form below and our Admissions Team will contact you.
Enquire About The Course
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