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Hammering wood


  • Start date:   August 2020
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 4


The course is for senior phase students interested in a career within the construction industry. There is an emphasis on practical craft skills. It gives you the chance to learn about different trades before choosing what you might specialise in. 

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Duration: 1 year

  • What the course covers

    The course covers:

    • Carpentry and joinery
    • Bricklaying and plumbing
    • Painting and decorating

Why choose this course

You’ll develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for work in the construction industry as well as learning practical craft skills.

Entry requirements

  • Working at SCQF level 4 or above
  • Excellent school attendance record
  • Where this course leads

    Entry to the full-time introduction to construction skills or NPA construction course; opportunities to progress to higher-level courses or apprenticeship opportunities.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you for an interview which consists of a practical group activity in the workshop and a short interview. Please bring with you copies of any of your qualifications. 

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