Your future starts here.
Do you want to work in a rapidly changing industry incorporating new technologies and helping to shape the world around us? Building schools, homes, hospitals and other infrastructure ensures skills are in demand. A range of new and exciting career opportunities are also available as the construction sector plays an important part in energy transition, adopting low carbon solutions and driving energy efficiency in homes and businesses.
As well as a host of full-time courses, we also offer part-time and distance learning in Construction where you can study at a location near you or choose to study online.
Scottish construction companies reporting vacancies due to skills shortages¹
Architectural Technician, BIM Technician, Bricklayer, Building Services Technician, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Construction Supervisor, Joiner, Painter and Decorator, Planner, Plumber, Quantity Surveyor and Site Manager.
Extra construction jobs in Scotland by 2030 relating to energy efficiency projects²
Where you can study
From replica home heating systems and circuit rigs for plumbing and electrical engineering students, to full scale interiors in the painting and decorating department and joinery and brickwork workshops, Altens and Fraserburgh campuses provide realistic training spaces that bring the construction disciplines to life.
What our students think
In autumn 2021, more than 5,000 full-time students responded to our First Impressions Survey (86% of those eligible) and we are delighted to share some of the feedback we received.
Get in touch
Our student advisers can help with any application enquiries.
Contact the team directly by calling 01224 612330, dropping into your local Student Advice Centre, or by emailing email@example.com. Student advisors are also available on LiveChat when the chat icon appears at the bottom of our website.
¹ Source: ClimateXChange for the Scottish Government
² Source: ClimateXChange for the Scottish Government