Practical Wood Working Skills

The Course is practical, exploratory and experiential in nature. It combines elements of technique and standard practice with elements of creativity.

The Course provides opportunities for learners to gain a range of practical woodworking skills and to use a variety of tools, equipment and materials. It allows them to plan activities through to the completion of a finished product in wood. The Course will also give learners the opportunity to develop thinking, numeracy, and employability, enterprise and citizenship skills.

The aims of the Course are to enable learners 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

♦ Understanding of sustainability issues in a practical woodworking context

National 5 in a Nutshell -

National 4 in a Nutshell -

SQA Nat 4/5 Documents –

General Information site -

OneNote -

[RP1]Workshop Photos and also a set of the drawings