SQA Customised Award (SCQF Level 4)

Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Projects – An Overview

This SQA Award is aimed at S3, S4 and S5 pupils to support them to identify the relevance of school work to the workplace.

This qualification could be used to support subject specific, careers and life skills education in Social Subjects, Literacy, Technologies, Numeracy and Sciences. 

The Award involves approximately 20 hours of teaching and learning.  

Pupils explore the nature of civil and infrastructure engineering projects and Transport Scotland have provided the A9 Dualling Programme as a case study.

They investigate some of the main types of job roles and some of the main challenges encountered in such a project.  

Three learning outcomes are successfully completed to gain the Award, and professionals from industry, such as engineers, environmental scientists, geologists from local projects could be engaged to enhance the delivery of the learning outcomes.