CONSTRUCTION

Overview

For people aiming for a career in carpentry, this course is an excellent place to start. You will learn about the trade for two to three days a week, through a combination of practical tasks and theory. Subjects you will study include health and safety; communication; construction technology; basic joints; maintenance and use of hand tools; and preparation and use of portable power tools.

Aims of the course

To promote high quality learning that meets the demands of the construction industry.

Unit Breakdown

If you undertake this Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery you will cover knowledge in three core subject areas:

- Health, safety and welfare

- Technical information, quantities and communication

- Knowledge of construction technology

You will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:

- Producing woodworking joints

- Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools

- Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools

Assessment Method

The course is 20% theory (classroom based) and 80% practical (workshop based).

Progression Opportunities

This study programme will give you the opportunity to progress into further education, apprenticeships or employment in carpentry.

Career Options

Progression on to level 2 site carpentry or an apprenticeship

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs)

Relevant industry experience

Facilities

Classroom lessons and practical workshop sessions, plus a minimum of one week's work experience.

Process for Application

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Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £994 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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