• Trades

    Advanced Woodwork

  • Eligible Schools:

    East Ayrshire Schools

    This course is for school pupils.

  • Location/Day/Time

    Kilmarnock Campus

    Tuesday and Thursday 2-4pm

    Duration: 1 year

  • Start Date

    From 10 Jun 2019

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR

This course is suitable for pupils who want to further develop their woodwork skills. Pupils need to be over the age of 16 to commence this course due to the machine work involved.

WHAT IS THE COURSE ABOUT

This course will give you the opportunity to construct furniture items and will enable you to develop:

  •   An understanding of the relevant health and safety considerations
  •  Critical thinking and reflective evaluation skills within a woodworking environment
  •  Employability skills for woodworking and furniture manufacture

You will also develop your communication skills, team working and critical thinking skills in the context of woodworking.

Units include, wood machining, workshop practice, making a chair and making a small box or cabinet.

The course will provide you with skills and knowledge of the woodworking industry so that you can consider this area for employment or future study.

WHAT DO I NEED

You need to have completed National 5 Practical Woodwork with a grade of B or above.

You will be interviewed and you need to show that you want to learn new skills, have a real interest in the area and that you are committed to consistent and full attendance throughout the course. You need a positive attitude with a desire to succeed.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED

Assessment of this course is through a series of theoretical and practical assessments or tasks. Some assessments will be carried out under supervised open-book conditions, others under supervised closed-book conditions.

NEXT STEPS

This course may provide progression opportunities to:

  •  Employment in woodworking sector/ carpentry and joinery
  •  A relevant fulltime college course
  •  Apprenticeship or trainee position as a cabinet maker.

Start Date

10 Jun 2019

Campus

Kilmarnock

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