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Carpentry And Joinery - August Start NPA

(SCQF level 5)

Construction Crafts, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

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Mode of Study


Start Date

15th Jan 2018, 1 year

15th Jan 2018, 1 year

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City Campus


On this course you'll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Carpentry and Joinery, which will prepare you for working in the Construction Industry. You'll also develop transferable skills such as numeracy and efficient working practices which will help you to get a job in this field.

You'll receive a National Progression Award in Construction from the Scottish Qualification Authority on successful completion of this course; this is a recognised National Qualification in Construction.

This course runs for 6 months from January - June.

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This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One National 4 qualification including English, Mathematics or a Science subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview, where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Carpentry and Joinery: An Introduction.
  • Develop Bench Joinery Skills.
  • Manufacture Joinery Components.
  • Develop site Joinery skills.
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Repair and Maintenance.
  • Numeracy.
  • Sustainability.
  • Construction Occupation Practices.

After the course


This course will help prepare you for a career in Carpentry and Joinery.

Continuing study

There may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
0:00 - 0:00 27th Aug 2018 - 21st Dec 2018 1 year 1 year View »