This one-year course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skill to begin your journey to be a qualified Site Carpenter/Bench Joiner. You will also meet key employers in the trade.
You will study a range of topics including:
- Construction Health and Safety
- Skills for Carpentry and Joinery
- Further Skills for Carpentry and Joinery
- Preparing and Using Carpentry and Joinery Portable Power Tools
- The Construction Industry
- Environmental Awareness and Sustainability in Construction
- Modern Technologies in the Construction Industry
You will have the opportunity to:
- Work in industry-standard facilities at our Construction Centre
- Learn from industry professionals
- Develop wider skills such as employability and teamwork
- Undertake work placements wherever possible
- Participate in industry competitions and inter-college challenges
- You will be encouraged to take part in enrichment activities such as golf, football and other activities
- There are no formal entry requirements though you need to have a genuine interest in the area and a practical aptitude for the subject
- If you have not achieved Level 2 in both English and Maths you will also study Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths alongside your course
- You will also undertake initial diagnostic tests and interview before starting the course.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01709 362111.
- Level 2 Bench Carpentry and Joinery
- Level 2 Site Carpentry and Joinery
- Intermediate Apprenticeship in Site Joinery
- Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery
- 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify.
“I get to learn new skills that will help me get a job doing something I enjoy.”Alexei Johnson Level 2 Bricklaying, former student at Wingfield Academy
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