Introduction to Built Environment

SCQF Level 6

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
construction
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

This course introduces elements of Built Environment knowledge and skills required to pursue one of the many career options as a professional technician within the construction industry.

Modern Apprenticeship Carpentry & Joinery

SCQF Level 6

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
An apprenticeship is a period of time during which you are studying for a qualification while being employed. Apprenticeship schemes in Scotland are funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Skills Development Scotland (for more details go to skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk )

SVQ Carpentry & Joinery at SCQF Level 6

Lathe turning (Intermediate)

SCQF Level 5

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

This course is providing you with enhanced lathe skills. Hence you will have some practical experience in operating a lathe for metal, wood etc. turning.

Relay Logic Control wiring & fault finding (Introduction)

SCQF Level 6

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

“Relay logic is a method of implementing combinational logic in electrical control circuits by using several electrical relays wired in a particular configuration.”  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relay_logic; 16/09/2020)

Learn to wire relay logic control circuits and perform fault finding on control and motor applications.

Automotive Air Conditioning Systems Diagnostics (IMI accredited)

SCQF Level 5

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

This course provides knowledge essential to the servicing of vehicle air conditioning systems, and also covers the required underpinning knowledge and practical skills for technicians intending to undertake the assessment for refrigerant handling certification. EU legislation requires all technicians involved in the servicing, recharging and repairs to vehicle air conditioning in passenger cars and light vans to be certified to carry out this work.

Mechanical ventilation Heat Recovery Introduction

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

This course will explain the importance of indoor air quality, and how to provide that with whole house ventilation system. Energy efficiency and heat loss is prevented by utilising heat recovery. MVHR is the best solution to save energy and to provide a health environment in new build properties.

Mechanical Engineering Hand Fitting Skills

SCQF Level 5

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

Learn basic hand fitting skills in an engineering environment.

You will gain access to a broad range of basic hand fitting competences that will prepare you for entry into the engineering or manufacturing sectors, creating a progression between education and employment, or will provide a basis for the development of additional skills and occupational competences in the working
environment.

Foundation Engineering Skills

SCQF Level 5

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

This course will provide you with a practical introduction to the field of engineering, providing access to mechanical as well as electrical engineering.

Heat Pump Systems BPEC

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

Designed to give installers the skills and knowledge required to correctly install heat pumps. This course has been designed with the with the intention of meeting the requirement of the National Occupational Standards.

Airtightness Awareness Testing

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

Design the air tightness layer
Install the air tightness layer
Understand the testing regime and equipment

Sustainable Construction Awareness

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

This course is tailored to local businesses and sole traders to increase their awareness of where the industry is heading and decide their path of upskilling.

Introduction to PLC (programmable logic controller) wiring & fault finding

SCQF Level 5

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

PLCs play a vital role in all forms of automation and industrial control. The range of equipment being controlled in this way is extremely diverse, from micro PLCs controlling simple automatic doors, HVAC systems and agricultural grain handling plant to larger modular PLCs controlling complex industrial processes

Learn to wire a Programmable logic control from a given programmed PLC and perform basic hardware fault finding.