Woodskills Enabler - David Brotherton
David’s career in architecture gave him experience in traditional methods for restoration of listed buildings. He then joined a large joinery company being responsible for development, training and expanding the manufacturing base. David returned to university where he gained his Cert Ed. He taught woodwork, ICT and maths, later being appointed Deputy Education Manager at a Lancaster College. David joined Cantraybridge College as Woodskills Enabler, Assessor and Verifier in 2015. He has been successful in negotiating with SQA to permit college to deliver the National Certificate in Craft Skills. Under David’s guidance students have converted an old farm building into their new workshop. David’s objective is to build each student’s confidence, enabling them to be involved in all every stage of their projects and to enjoy creating unique items out of timber.