Carpentry and Joinery: Introduction


05 Sep 2022


23 Jun 2023

National Progression Award (NPA) in Carpentry and Joinery. This full time introductory course is designed to acquaint the entrant with the practical skills and technical knowledge required for occupations within the Construction Sector. 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.

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National Progression Award (NPA) in Carpentry and Joinery at SCQF Level 5


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College, plus work placement/experience.


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

Subject to an interview

Progression opportunities

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.


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