PDA 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.

or

or

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

and

  • All applicants will have to attend an interview showing interest in the subject area, (College procedures will be used during the interview process)
  • Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Woodworking Power Tool Skills
  • Install Domestic Fitments
  • Domestic Straight Flight Stairs
  • Door Construction
  • First Fixing
  • Ground and Upper Floor Construction
  • Panelling and Installation
  • Roof Construction
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Second Fixing
  • Timber Framed Construction and Internal Partitioning Systems
  • Woodworking Machine Skills
  • 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

    Please note, UHI North Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

Start date

September

Fees

Study mode  Scottish Fee RUK* Fee International Fee
Full-time £1790 £5970 £5970
Part-time (per credit/module) £90 £300 £300

Full-Time Study

Full-time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible from the information they have provided on their course application form.

If you have been living in the UK for at least three years, are an ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full-time course. Please check our fee waiver policy for more information.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please get in touch with nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

*Rest of UK (students typically domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), with a term-time address in Scotland.

Part-Time Study

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver policy to see if you are eligible.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please contact nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk  if you have any further questions on fees.

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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We are no longer accepting applications for 2022/23

I want to start in 2023/24

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. Please note, UHI North Highland will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.