Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


Want to learn a trade or build towards a career in the building industry like civil engineering?

Construction, Built Environment and Engineering course leader Claire explains how our courses can offer you a taste of everything and what's special about learning with us:

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Construction Skills NPA

The construction industry is booming in the West Highlands. Do you want to be part of that success story in the future?

Our course offers you practical experience in the different sectors of the industry - each delivered by practising tradespeople. Try your hand at bricklaying, roofing, electrics, joinery and more.

  • Where? Portree, Fort William
  • Full-time or Part-time? Full-time (18 hours per week)
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Practical Science NPA

Do you want to learn about the world of science for the first time or as a refresher? The science subjects are a starting point for a variety of careers in nursing, education and the expanding world of STEM employment.

This part-time course will introduce you to science concepts, develop your basic understanding and show you the range of specialities available.

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Computing and Creative Digital Skills

Digital skills are in great demand for our future economy and we offer a growing range of Computing and Creative Digital Skills courses at every level from entry to degree.