Carpentry and Joinery (Modern Apprenticeship) SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

We offer a Modern Apprenticeships in Carpentry and Joinery for students already in employment at a craft, technical or management Level.

The modern apprenticeship is a three to four year programme delivered in partnership with the student, employer and training provider and comprises of the following components:

  • SVQ 3
  • PDA
  • Core Skills

Entry requirements

This programme is for those already working in the construction industry.

The PDA component of the qualification is delivered in college on block release while the SVQ 3 is delivered in the workplace supported by visits from College assessors. Content includes:

• 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
  • Block release

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.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness 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.