Carpentry and Joinery SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This course is ideal for anyone who would like to enhance their ability in order to gain an apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

Candidates will need to have achieved a minimum of National 5 in Maths and English (or equivalent).

  • A technical subject would be advantageous.



  • Candidates with current and relevant industry experience may be considered by the provision of their CV


  • All applicants will have to attend an interview showing interest in the subject area, (College procedures will be used during the interview process)
  • Conform to General Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Confirm Work Activities and Resources for the Work
  • Develop and Maintain Good Working Relationships
  • Confirm the Occupational Method of Work
  • Conform to Productive Working Practices
  • Move, Handle or Store Resources
  • Construction Craft Associated Subjects
  • Appreciation of Access Platforms and Equipment
  • Woodworking Power Tool Skills
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Install Domestic Fitments
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Domestic Straight Flight Stairs
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Door Construction
  • Carpentry and Joinery: First Fixing
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Ground and Upper Floor Construction
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Panelling and Installation
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Roof Construction
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Second Fixing
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Timber Framed Construction and Internal Partitioning Systems
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Woodworking Machine Skills
  • Carpentry and Joinery: Workshop Practice and Hand Skills

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • SVQ Modern Apprenticeship Carpentry & Joinery
  • NC Built Environment (recommended)
  • HNC Construction Management

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