Gateway to Trade Skills (Construction) - Arbroath Campus, 26 Aug 2024

Learners will develop a range of skills that will enhance; employability; focus; teamwork; communication; confidence; and aptitude in their chosen vocational skill area.

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Dundee and Angus College, Arbroath
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This course is available on the Dundee and Angus College website.

Description

Location

Arbroath Campus

Course Content

Learners will develop a range of skills that will enhance; employability; focus; teamwork; communication; confidence; and aptitude in their chosen vocational skill area.


Construction: Find out about the different types of jobs available within the construction industry; relevant health and safety requirements; materials; tools; trade practices including painting & decorating; and joinery and brickwork. This will also include an element of online learning.


Building: Find out about plumbing and electrical practices including health and safety, principles of electrical science, electrical installation of wiring systems, hot and cold water plumbing systems, fuel systems and drainage work.


Entry Requirements

Two passes at National 3 or equivalent, preferably in English and Maths.


All applicants will require a satisfactory interview which includes a diagnostic test.

 

Method of Assessment

A mixture of closed-book individual assessments, reports, practical work (both individual and group) as appropriate to the module. 

Future Prospects

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time course at SCQF level 4/5 in the relevant trade skill area.

About Dundee and Angus College

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Dundee and Angus College is a further education college in the Tayside region of Scotland. Created in 2013, the college is a merger of Angus College and Dundee College.

Whatever your age or background, Dundee and Angus College offer a wide range of courses all designed to help improve your future study and employment prospects.

The college aims to provide all of their learners with the very best learning experience in an atmosphere of respect and support. They endeavour to help you succeed in your course, and progress in your chosen career.

Dundee and Angus College is for learners at all stages of their learning journey; if you’ve just left school or need to re-train or learn a new skill in later life, their courses and services are designed to support you.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever you want to be and whenever you’re ready... Choose a course that offers real skills for real jobs.

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