Introduction to Built Environment

SCQF Level 6

This course introduces elements of Built Environment knowledge and skills required to pursue one of the many career options as a professional technician within the construction industry.

  • A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 3 National 5 at level 3 or equivalent with at least one of these qualifications in English, Maths, ICT or a Science.

Entry may still be possible particularly for mature students, depending on prior knowledge, qualifications and construction experience, please note this down in your personal statement and further discussion can take place at interview stage.

Applicants must also:

  • Display a passion for a career in the construction industry in their personal statement and during the application and interview process.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work at SCQF level 6.
  • Be motivated and have a good time keeping and attendance history.
  • Previous students at the college may also require a positive progressing learner reference.
  • Attend an information and interview session should you be offered one on the given date and time.

Course Timetable

This course runs from January to June 2021.

Our highly skilled delivery team will deliver this predominantly theory-based course using a flexible blended approach. Some days you may be taught face to face in college and other days by digital online delivery through Microsoft Teams


Units are assessed individually against learning outcome assessment criteria


Successful students with a positive learner reference will be guaranteed entry onto the HNC Built Environment course proposed to be delivered by Dumfries And Galloway College in academic year 21-22

Course Provider Contact Details
SCQF Level 6