Science, Technology, Engineering and Construction




Engineering Systems NC   (January 2021 start)

This NC Engineering Systems programme provides knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of engineering studies including Mechanical and Electrical disciplines. The award is a vocational qualification designed to prepare the candidate for employment, career development and progression to higher level study.

Locations: Lochgilphead (CERC)

Engineering Systems HNC  

The HNC Engineering Systems will give you the required technical training to be a technician in design, research, development and service support activities in engineering, manufacturing and consultancy.

You may also be able to use the HNC as a spring-board into the second year of our engineering degrees, including: BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering; BEng (Hons) Electrical and Mechanical Engineering; BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering; or BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering.

Locations: All centres




 Construction studentConstruction NPA (January 2021)

This course is highly practical and enables the candidate to develop employability skills and general construction practice awareness. Suitable candidates may also have the opportunity of a construction-related work placement during the course. This course will be delivered full time in our dedicated workshops and will be an introduction to the following trades:

  • Bricklaying
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plumbing
  • Plasterwork
  • Roof Tiling

Locations: Dunoon, Campeltown, Rothesay and Lochgilphead (CERC)

SVQ in Wood Occupations at level 6


The SCQF level 6 Wood Occupations/PDA level 6 Carpentry and Joinery programme is delivered at Argyll College UHI's dedicated Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre (CERC) in Lochgilphead, providing apprentice joiners with specific trade training specified by CITB, the Construction Industry Training Board.

Locations: Lochgilphead (CERC)

Construction Management HNC

If you aspire to enter the construction industry at a supervisory level, the HNC Construction Management will give you the knowledge and skills to achieve this.

The construction industry is one of the most diverse and interesting fields to work in, with careers available including: architectural technology; construction management; quantity surveying; and facility management

Locations: Lochgilphead (CERC)