Scottish Borders Campus
This full time introductory course follows a programme that is designed to acquaint the entrant with the practical skills and technical knowledge required for occupations within the Construction Sector.
The main part of the programme will concentrate on Carpentry and Joinery and will include Bench and Manufacturing Skills and Constructional Carpentry Skills. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their knowledge in related Numeracy, Communications, IT, Measurement, Drawing, Health and Safety, Construction Practices and Employment and Behavioural Skills. The course can also include 1 day per week for work experience, to reinforce knowledge and skills obtained during the session.
Subject to a satisfactory interview.
On completion of this course, the student will be eligible for entry into Carpentry and Joinery: Intermediate (Bench Joinery) or into employment to join Carpentry and Joinery: Modern Apprenticeship Year 1.