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Carpentry and Joinery NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Construction Crafts, Creative Industries

Applications closed
COURSE FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

23rd Aug 2021, 1 year

Location

City Campus

  • Applications from International Students Welcome
  • Overview

    This is a full time construction course delivered by highly qualified lecturers who have a wealth of experience in the industry. 

    You'll study practical and theoretical units covering aspects of carpentry and joinery. You'll also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry (please see the 'What You Study' section, below, to find out more).

    This is a college devised course and on successful completion, you will receive certification of units achieved from the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • Carpentry and Joinery - NPA (SCQF Level 5), OR
    • Carpentry and Joinery - City and Guilds (SCQF Level 5), OR
    • Practical Woodworking/Metalworking - National 5, OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.​

    Additional selection requirements

    You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    Some of the subjects you will study on this course include:

    • Construction Safety Practices.
    • Bench Joinery Skills.
    • Site Joinery Skills.
    • Carpentry and Joinery.
    • Repair and Maintenance.

    You will also study Communication, Numeracy, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

    After the course

    Careers

    This course prepares you for a career in the Construction Industry.

    Teaching

    How the course is taught

    This course will be delivered through blended learning with demonstrations, lectures and practical activities.

    • Mode of Study:
      Full-time
    • Start Date:
      23rd Aug 2021, 1 year
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome