Carpentry and Joinery Level 1
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: At least 2 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above including English Language or Mathematics OR a relevant Entry Level programme and GCSE English Language or Mathematics at Grade 3 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

This course offers a good introduction to both site and bench craft carpentry skills, as well as developing your overall knowledge and awareness of carpentry and joinery. Led by a highly experienced team, you will learn the basic skills of carpentry which can then be applied in further learning or at work.

What will I learn?

• The course will cover a range of topics, providing all the essential, basics you need to embark on a career in carpentry or in the wider Construction sector.
• Units include health, safety and welfare in construction, knowledge of technical information and construction technology, woodworking joints, hand tools and portable power tools.

How will the course be assessed?

You will be assessed via internal and external assessments. With a state-of-the-art workshop, industry standard tools and top of the range equipment, you will be hard pressed to find a better place to kick-start a career within carpentry and joinery.

Materials and other information

• You will have the opportunity to take part in regional and national trade competitions. • We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College. • Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed. • We also have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments.

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