Modern Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery

What is special about this course?

Studying within the structure of a Modern Apprenticeship, the course is a combination of work-based and college training.  It provides the dual benefit of gaining a nationally recognised qualification while being paid as you work.

Entry requirements

This programme is for those already working in the construction industry. You will work towards the PDA  Carpentry & Joinery – SCQF level 6 and also working towards SVQ 3.

Access information from

  • Install second fixing components
  • Timber frames (internal and external)
  • Ground and upper floor construction
  • Woodworking and power tools
  • Pitched roof construction
  • Domestic fitments

How will I study my course?

  • Block release
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

4 Years



Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Further study at SCQF level 7
  • Employment within the construction industry.

Is there more information available online?

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Applications to be made by employers through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273666.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.