SCQF LEVEL 4 - National 4
The National 4 Practical Woodworking Course will improve your skills in woodworking techniques and in measuring and marking out timber sections and sheet materials. You will develop safe working practices in workshop environments, practical creativity and problem-solving.
1 Year full time/
5 periods per week
4 mandatory units
1 Flat-frame Construction 2 Carcase Construction
3 Machining and Finishing
Making a finished product from wood.
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
wHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE?
The aims of the Course are to enable you to develop:
Skills in woodworking techniques
Skills in measuring and marking out timber sections and sheet materials
Safe working practices in workshop environments
Practical creativity and problem-solving skills
An understanding of sustainability issues in a practical woodworking context
You will learn to interpret technical drawings, use hand tools, power tools and fixed machinery safely
The course is split into 3 areas
Flat frame construction
Machining and finishing
You will develop skills in all of these areas through practical projects in the workshop and classroom theory lessons
As well as making finished pieces of woodwork you will keep a log book which will improve your planning and evaluation skills.
Everything you need to know before selecting this course
S3 Design with Practical
Recommended entry Level 4 (Experiences and Outcomes) AND a reasonable standard of Mathematics and proven interest in Woodworking or at the discretion of the Principal Teacher of Design.
what will you get?
This course is graded pass/fail
Everything you need to know about future pathways from this course
National 4 Practical Woodworking will develop skills required for a wide range of further education or employment in any practical field.
my world of work
This link will take you to an excellent resource on MyWOW which looks at potential career routes when you select a combination of subjects.
Information from pupils who have studied this course as to how they feel it was.