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Learn from sector experts
You will be taught by staff with extensive experience who will advance your knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of the construction industry.
Enjoy professional environments
Our Construction areas are kitted out with the latest industry-standard equipment and resources. We enjoy partnerships with some of the UK’s largest industry suppliers, meaning students get to experience trades as they would in the workplace.
Develop work-related skills
During your tutorial programme, you will also develop personal and work-related skills which will help prepare you for full-time work after you have completed your full-time training in College.
What Will I Learn?
This qualification covers all the main skills and knowledge you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work as an architectural joiner. The units are designed so that you learn the underlying principles and practical skills involved, as well as getting an overview of the principles of construction, building technology and terminology used. You will study the following modules:
- Health and Safety
- Principles of the Industry
- Set up and operate circular saws
- Produce setting out detail for bench joinery products
- Mark out from setting out bench joinery products
- Manufacture bench joinery products
Where Will It Take Me?
This qualification will allow you to progress into a higher-level qualification, for example, the Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery, or on to an Apprenticeship or a T Level. Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer that you have the necessary technical skills and knowledge they are looking for when recruiting for a joiner.
This course provides a foundation to progress into higher job roles such as an Advanced Craft Architectural Joiner or a Site Manager. This may be working for a housebuilding company, a property development company, or working as part of a small business repairing and refurbishing buildings.
You need to have achieved Grade 2 in English & Maths GCSE and you must have a keen interest in construction and a good work ethic. You must be able to work alone and as part of a team and demonstrate commitment to the course.
Information & Support
We provide all of the tools and materials for the course, however you will be responsible for your own PPE and will be required to come equipped with a pair of steel toe capped boots and a pair of safety glasses.
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
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