Construction Trades - Introduction
- Candidates will be interviewed prior to entry and will need to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the construction industry.
- Consideration will be given to your present qualifications.
- It may be necessary to undertake academic development within the programme to prepare you for construction industry minimum qualifications.
- Full Time
- Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway
- Carpentry & Joinery
- Roofing & Slating
- Painting & Decorating.
What is special about this course?
This full time course is designed as a pre-apprenticeship course for candidates wishing to pursue a career in the construction industry.
You will learn a variety of skills in trade-specific units taught in a new purpose built training centre. In addition, you will develop skills and attitudes that enhance employability, not just in the construction industry, but in employment generally.
In addition to being introduced to six vital construction trades, there may also be the opportunity of a work-placement where candidates can gain real-world experience of their future career path.
The course will introduce you to the practical and theoretical aspects of six important construction trades and provide a valuable insight to each, allowing candidates to make an informed choice about their future career path.
Core skills relevant to the construction industry such as maths, ICT & communications will be included within the course programme.
How will I study my course?
May also be opportunity of a work-placement.
Where can I study my course?
How long will my course last?
1 year full time
How much will my course cost?
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 can be the gateway to employment in a wide variety of construction trades, including -
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Lews Castle College UHI. Lews Castle College 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 gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.
Important note: course structure context is indicative only and does not represent a definitive list, in name or in nature, of modules that will be studied in this course, and may vary depending on location of study. Course structure context is subject to change at any time, without prior notice.