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Forgework (Certificate)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Oatridge Campus

Content

The course has a high practical content and develops basic skills relevant to farriery and related subjects. It’s designed to prepare you for an apprenticeship in the farriery industry or an alternative career as a blacksmith.

You will also learn about using, maintaining and making Blacksmiths’ tools, and will produce a portfolio of forging exercises. Over the 16 week course, you’ll make a range of pieces including all of the mandatory test pieces from the qualification handbook.

Example modules: Basic Maintenance, Operation and Control of Forge Hearths and Gas Furnaces; Safe Working Practices: Forging, Forming, Cutting and Joining.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths.

Start Date

August, January

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

16 weeks

Department

Horse Care

SCQF Level

5

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy