Construction & Building Services

NPA Construction: Carpentry and Joinery

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


What will I learn?

You'll learn about:

  • Bench Joinery Skills
  • Woodworking Power Tools
  • Door Construction
  • Woodworking Machinery
  • Health and Safety
  • Construction Drawing
  • Floor and Partition Construction
  • Building Materials
  • Employability Skills
  • Construction Technology
  • Roof Tiling
  • Numeracy
  • IT

What qualifications do I need?

Entry is subject to a successful interview and candidates should have three Standard Grades at general level or above. Successful completion of the Introduction to Construction (SCQF level 4) course is also acceptable.

You'll need to show that you're motivated and interested in Carpentry and Joinery.

At our Greenock Campus you will be given an interview and will be required to take a literacy & numeracy aptitude test.

What can I do after?

Successful completion of this course can lead to a career in the construction industry, or an apprenticeship.

Further studies on the National Certificate in the Built Environment (Level 6) course is the natural academic progression route.



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 Year/36 weeks

Days per week: 2.5

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Clydebank Full time SCQF 5
Paisley Full time SCQF 5
Greenock Full time SCQF 5

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