Qualification Qualifications ExplainedPDA
Study ModeBlock Release
1 Academic Year - 11 x 1 week
Start dateAug 2023
This Course is a stand-alone qualification that will enhance your theoretical and practical skill for anyone that has completed Professional Development Award Level 6 and SVQ level 3 in Carpentry and Joinery.
This Professional Development Award Level 7 in Carpentry and Joinery is for those who wish to enhance their skills achieved in level 6 as this award is offered here as a stand-alone certificate.
You'll spend 11 weeks at college generally one blocks and a 2-week block for stair construction, you will learn the advanced craft carpentry and joinery skills. You will be able to transfer your practical skills on the job as a tradesperson. You'll spend the remainder of the year with your employer gaining essential industry experience.
These Classes are held in both fully equipped workshops and classrooms.
What you will learn
The programme consists of the following units:
- Construction Technical Communication Skills
- High Class finishing’s
- Complex roof Construction
- Specialist Doors
- New and Sustainable Building technologies
- Windows and screens
- Site Measuring and setting out
- Complex Timber stairs with tapered treads
Aimed at craft apprentices who have gained SVQ level 3 within the relevant craft
Entry to this course will depend on successful performance at interview
Currently in full time employment within the construction industry to undertake this course.
At SCQF Level 7, the PDA provides increased articulation and opportunities for progression to Higher National Certificate Awards and enhances employment opportunities within the construction industry.
HNC Construction Management