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Building Standards Year of Young People: attracting young people into a career in building standards

Published: 12 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Local Government and Communities Directorate
Part of:
Research, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781787819184

This project investigated why young people are not choosing a career in building standards and looked for ways to encourage them.

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Contents
Building Standards Year of Young People: attracting young people into a career in building standards
Appendix 3 - Available course and achievement rates

72 page PDF

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Appendix 3 - Available course and achievement rates

Table 2: Construction-related courses available in Scotland of most relevance to Building Standards

Course Institution
Undergraduate
Architecture MA University of Edinburgh
Architecture MA Robert Gordon University
Architecture BArch Glasgow School of Art
Architecture Studies MArch University of Dundee
Architecture MArch University of Dundee
Architecture with Urban Planning MArch University of Dundee
Interior Architecture and Design
Architectural Technology BSc University of the Highlands and Islands
Architectural Technology BSc Robert Gordon University
Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) Inverness College UHI
Building Surveying (GCU Pathways) BSc Glasgow Caledonian University
Building Surveying BSc Edinburgh Napier University
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University
Civil Engineering Construction Management BEng Heriot-Watt University
Construction and Project Management BSc Edinburgh Napier University
Construction Management (GCU Pathways) BSc Glasgow Caledonian University
Construction Management BSc Glasgow Caledonian University
Construction Management BSc Robert Gordon University
Construction Project Management BSc Heriot-Watt University
Fire Risk Engineering BEng Glasgow Caledonian University
Structural and Fire Safety BEng Engineering University of Edinburgh
Structural Engineering BEng Heriot-Watt University
Surveying BSc Robert Gordon University
HNC/D
Interior Architecture and Design HNC/D West College Scotland
Architectural Technology HNC/D Edinburgh College
Architectural Technology HNC/D City of Glasgow College
Architectural Technology HND Dundee and Angus College
Building Surveying HND City of Glasgow College
Building Surveying HND Dundee and Angus College
Built Environment HNC New College Lanarkshire
Built Environment HNC Edinburgh College
Built Environment HNC Dundee and Angus College
Construction Management HNC New College Lanarkshire
Construction Management HNC Glasgow Clyde College
Construction Management HNC West College Scotland
Construction Management HNC/D Per College UHI
Construction Management HNC/D Shetland College UHI
Construction Management HNC/D Argyll College UHI
Construction Management HNC/D Inverness College UHI
Construction Management HNC/D North Highland College UHI
Construction Management HNC/D Moray College UHI
Construction Management HNC/D University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Construction Management HNC/D Edinburgh College
Construction Management HNC/D South Lanarkshire College
Construction Management HNC/D City of Glasgow College
Group Award or National Certificate
Built Environment (Construction) NC New College Lanarkshire
Construction: Built Environment NC Glasgow Clyde College
Built Environment NC Dundee and Angus College
Built Environment NC West College Scotland

*As identified in stakeholder interviews. Source: SDS, My World of Work, course search results

Table 3: Total graduates from Scottish Universities in architecture, building and planning courses 2015/16

Scotland HE providers
Postgraduate First degree Foundation degree HNC/ HND Other undergraduate All levels
955 910 0 135 100 2095

Source: HESA: Table 12a - HE qualifications obtained by sex, subject area**, location of HE provider and level of qualification obtained 2015/16

Table 4: Graduates from Scottish Universities on architecture, building and planning courses (published 2014/15 and 2015/16), employment outcomes

2012/13 cohort 2013/14 cohort
The University of Aberdeen 5 15
University of Abertay Dundee 35 .
The University of Dundee 5 100
Edinburgh Napier University 25 50
The University of Edinburgh 5 75
Glasgow Caledonian University . 180
Glasgow School of Art . .
The University of Glasgow 15 5
Heriot-Watt University . 80
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh . .
The Robert Gordon University . 90
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland . .
The University of St Andrews . .
SRUC 40 .
The University of Stirling 5 .
The University of Strathclyde . 55
University of the Highlands and Islands 20 20
The University of the West of Scotland . .

Source: Gov.uk; Statistics: higher education graduate employment and earnings. Table 1a: Employment outcomes of graduates by subject and institution one year after graduation.

Table 5: Attainment statistics for construction-related courses (SCQF Level 3-7) 2017 and 2018

Level/Award 2017 2018
Attainment % Entries Attainment % Entries
SCQF Level 4, Skills for Work: Construction Crafts 390 76.0% 513 419 73.3% 572
SCQF Level 5, Skills for Work: Construction Crafts 444 80.1% 554 348 83.5% 417
SCQF Level 5, National Progression Award, Construction 870 - - 392 - -
SCQF Level 5, National Progression Award, Construction Operations 29 - - 15 - -
Construction: Bricklaying at SCQF Level 5 - - - 26 - -
Construction: Carpentry and Joinery at SCQF Level 5 - - - 84 - -
Construction: Multi Trade at SCQF Level 5 - - - 36 - -
Construction: Painting and Decorating at SCQF Level 5 - - - 43 - -
Construction: Plastering at SCQF Level 5 - - - 10 - -
Construction: Wall and Floor Tiling at SCQF Level 5 - - - 1 - -
SCQF Level 6, National Certificate: Architecture and Interior Design 16 - - 28 - -
SCQF Level 6, National Certificate: Built Environment 124 - - 149 - -

Source: SQA Attainment Statistics 2018


Contact

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