City and Guilds Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery
Full-time, one year
Carpentry and joinery is one of several trades which supports the massive industry known as construction - the building of houses, commercial premises (like shops, hotels or offices) and industrial premises (like factories or warehouses). Other trades within construction include bricklaying, and painting and decorating. Skilled tradespeople usually find themselves in high demand - from homeowners as well as industry - so if you invest in your abilities now, you could have a great future ahead!
If you’d like to learn a trade, then this course is a great place to start. All our trades staff are highly skilled and experienced, and fully committed to sharing their expertise and knowledge with you. Ayrshire College is also recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Construction Industry Training Board, so there really is no better place for men and women to come and learn a trade!
For entry to this course, you don’t need any formal qualifications or experience. What you must have is a real interest in construction and in particular, carpentry and joinery.
You’ll also need to come in for interview.
This is a real practical course which gives you a great introduction to the skill of carpentry and joinery. The focus will be on learning different types of woodworking joints - joining pieces of timber together. You’ll also learn about various aspects of working successfully in a trade.
Here's just some of what you'll be doing:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
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