This one-year course is ideal for learners who have an interest in carpentry and joinery and who are willing to build knowledge and skills through extensive high quality training.
You will cover a range of carpentry techniques at a foundation level. You will develop the expertise to work independently and establish a firm grasp of carpentry and joinery skills. It covers the following skills:
- Health and safety
- Principles of construction
- Maintaining and using carpentry and joinery hand tools
- Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools
- Producing woodworking joints
- Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of the community
- Skills activities
- English and maths
Updated November 2019
Subject to interview based on GCSEs, equivalent qualifications and own merit.
All learners will need to undertake an industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.
You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required. Respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation are the essential qualities we expect to see in all our learners.
You will be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
The course is delivered by both practical sessions with excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions. You will be assessed via practical assignments, written assignments and multiple choice unit end tests.
Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.
A Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry, an Apprenticeship or other employment.
All students are required to supply the necessary equipment to enable them to commence / complete classroom and workshop activities. These include: stationary; overalls; boots; safety glasses.