Construction Crafts Units (SfW) National 4

What is special about this course?

For this course you may select units on a freestanding basis from the main course.

This course provides the basis for candidates to gain an insight into construction practices, together with the employability skills expected in the construction sector. The full course is made up of the following units:

Employability Skills; Half Brick Walling; Decorative Painting; Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery; Plumbing; Practical Copper Pipework; Brickwork Techniques; Carpentry and Joinery Techniques; Decorative Finishes Using Water-borne Paints; Plasterwork; Roof Tiling.

Entry requirements

There are no pre-requisites for studying these units individually.

The main course comprises 5 mandatory units and 3 optional units.

Mandatory Units

Construction Crafts: Employability Skills (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Half Brick Walling (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Decorative Painting (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Plumbing (0.5 credit)


Optional Units

Construction Crafts: Practical Copper Pipework (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Brickwork Techniques (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Carpentry and Joinery Techniques (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Decorating Finishes Using Water-borne Paints (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Plasterwork (0.5 credit)

Construction Crafts: Roof Tiling (0.5 credit)

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Skills for Work

How long will my course last?

40 hours per unit.

Where can I study my course?

Start date

Contact your local centre


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Further training and employment opportunities in the construction industry.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Construction Crafts Units (SfW) National 4

To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

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