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Carpentry and Joinery: Introduction

Borders College

Venues

Scottish Borders Campus

Content

National Progression Award (NPA) in Carpentry and Joinery. This full time introductory course is designed to give the entrant the practical skills and technical knowledge required for Carpentry and Joinery.

The programme will include Bench and Manufacturing Skills and Constructional Carpentry Skills. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their knowledge in Sustainable construction and Core skills. Work placement is encouraged and will reinforce knowledge and skills obtained during training in college.

Entry Requirements

Subject to a satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

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.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Construction

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

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Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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