West Lothian College

HNC Built Environment (Day Release)

West Lothian College

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Typology HNC
Methodology Online
  • HNC
  • Online

You will gain knowledge, understanding and skills in a variety of construction disciplines which will prepare you for further study or employment in the construction industry. During the year you will develop skills and knowledge in building design and technology, building services, computer aided drawing, health and safety, construction materials, mechanics for construction, modern construction methods, and sustainability in the building industry. The course is taught within a classroom environment with practical experience gained from workshops, field trips and site visits.

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What you'll learn on the course

Built Environment

Course programme

The HNC in Built Environment develops knowledge and skills in areas such as building measurement and cost studies, environmental building science, building services, construction materials and specifications, as well as sustainability and modern methods of construction.

Candidates will gain contemporary vocational skills including study, research, analysis, planning and organisational skills. They will also learn to take responsibility for their own learning and develop abilities to be flexible and to work co-operatively with others.

Two academic years (part time)

One day per week 9am – 6.00pm Monday or Wednesday

With a vibrant, modern and innovative learning environment, the College is well equipped to ensure that students have the best facilities and resources to help develop their learning and skills. The College is an essential provider of a vast range of courses all focused on developing relevant skills for employment and to enhance current career prospects for those who are already working. For 2016-17 it was established that 86% of HN graduates at the College progressed into employment or further study.

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