Built Environment SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

To develop competencies in Brickwork and Joinery. This course is seen by local employers as a pre-apprenticeship course.

Entry requirements

3 National 4s one of which must be Maths


satisfactory attainment of any SCQF level 4 course



Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have appropriate understanding and skills to meet the academic demands of the course.

• Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

• Construction Occupation Practices: An Introduction

• Develop Bench Joinery Skills

• Manufacture Joinery Products

• Develop Constructional Carpentry Skills

• Half Brick Walling: An Introduction

• One Brick Walling: An Introduction

• Fundamentals of Cavity Walling

• Employability and Behavioural Skills

• Information Communication Technology

• Communication

• Numeracy


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How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face with practical sessions.


How long will my course last?

Full time- 1 year.

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date



The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

The qualification may be used to help students to gain an apprenticeship/find employment within the construction industry.

Is there more information available online?

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What our students, graduates and staff say

"This course has helped me get a job as an apprectice joiner with a local company". R Forsyth

This course is a pre-apprenticeship course to help students gain employment in the construction industry.

Apply for Built Environment SCQF Level 5

I want to start in 2020/21

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray 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 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.