• Construction
  • January
  • Full-Time
  • Professional accredited qualification

CITY AND GUILDS DIPLOMA SITE CARPENTRY LEVEL SCQF6

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Intro to the course:

The NPA in Carpentry and Joinery at SCQF level 5 is suitable for those who wish to follow this as a career. 

This course introduces learners to general workplace health and safety, carpentry and joinery skills and the safe use of hand-tools and equipment, In addition, this NPA develops:

  • knowledge and understanding of construction
  • practical, technical and transferable skills
  • oral, written and evaluation abilities
  • resource management
  • problem solving and planning
  • organisational and communication skills

Study mode
Full-Time

Start date
16/01/2023

Who is the course for?

The NPA is suitable for:

  • learners who may have just left or about to leave school
  • mature candidates who may have been out of education for a long period of time and are seeking a recognised qualification
  • individuals who are seeking national recognition of their achievements

What will I study?

  • Carpentry and Joinery: An introduction
  • Develop bench Joinery Skills
  • Develop Constructional Carpentry Skills
  • Develop Site Joinery Skills
  • Carpentry and Joinery Repair & Maintenance
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Manufacture of Joinery Components

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of this award will be ongoing through a combination of practical work and knowledge assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

There are many construction opportunities for those who are enthusiastic and appropriately trained individual. The ability to problem solve, work as a team and construct and manufacture joinery projects effectively will enhance your employment opportunities within the industry.

Where can this course lead?

  • Modern Apprentice Carpentry and Joinery
  • Employment in the general Construction sector or 
  • Semi-skilled labourer

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements however an interest in craft and design at school would be advantageous.

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview required.

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 16/01/2023 Duration 12 weeks or more
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