What is special about this course?
This is the college element of a Modern Apprenticeship, which is an approved route to becoming a qualified tradesperson.
As you will be required to employed by a contractor your time will be split between college and work site.
Entry is arranged through The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) or Train Shetland.
You will learn a wide range of practical skills in joinery and carpentry. Construction theory and health and safety requirements are also covered comprehensively in the course.
How will I study my course?
- Block release
You will study through a combination of traditional taught classes and practical demonstrations.
How long will my course last?
2 or 4 Years
SVQ Level 3 / PDA Level 6
Block release from employment
Where can I study my course?
- Work Based
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
For more information see the funding page.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Academic: You can progress on to our Advanced Carpentry and Joinery course.
Employment/Career: This course is ideal if you are interested in training to be a tradesman in the construction sector.
Former students have: Started their own carpentry business.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.