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Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date

This course will commence in September 2024 for a 36 week duration.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade 2 in English and Maths

You will achieve

Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

Course overview

Enrol to this course to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression to be a Carpenter and Joiner.

You will start to develop the knowledge and skills that are required to take you to your next stage in your career whilst developing the attributes for the workplace and employment.

The classroom is where you develop your plastering and industry knowledge to support your practical skills development in the workshop to ensure you have developed the full range of skills and knowledge on your way to becoming a skilled trades person.

Course content

The qualification is unitised and has an assessment on the completion of each of the 5 units including carpentry and joinery and Health and safety. When the five units training has been completed and assessed individually, you will have successfully completed the course.

This qualification covers the following practical skills and knowledge training:

Health and safety in construction
Maintaining carpentry and joinery hand and portable power tools for safe use
produce various and different types of woodworking joints using hand and power tools

You will be assessed on each of the five units within the qualification on the classroom theory knowledge you have developed. These include the principles of construction and health and safety, additional to the carpentry and joinery knowledge units below.

You will also be assessed on the practical skills you have developed on three practical skills tests for Maintaining carpentry and joinery hand and portable power tools for safe use and producing various different types of woodworking joints used in the industry as a Carpenter and Joiner.

You will not be assessed until you have successfully completed the required training leading up to an assessment.

Basic stationery for the classroom activities.

There are five points of Personal protective equipment (PPE) required in the workshop at all times. Each student is expected to provide their own safety boots and the department will provide the other four pieces:
Hi-viz vest
Hard hat
Eye safety
Gloves

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

How much does the course cost?

This course is funded for 16-18 year olds.

Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Full-time

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