TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
Simulated working environments
Work ready training
Real world carpentry experience
Learn from sector experts
Students will be taught by lecturers with extensive experience who will advance knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of the construction industry.
Enjoy professional environments
The College’s new Construction areas are kitted out with the latest industry-standard equipment and resources, enjoying partnerships with some of the UK’s largest industry suppliers.
Develop work-related skills
During tutorial programmes students will develop personal and work-related skills that help prepare them for full-time work after completing qualifications at College.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Students will learn the various elements of Site Carpentry enabling them to perform to the expected level within the industry. Units are designed to teach the practical skills involved, as well as an overview of how a construction site is run, including the rules and regulations. Building sites are very strictly controlled, so it’s important that students learn about building regulations. The following compulsory units will be studied:
- First Fix Flooring and Roofing
- Secondary Fixing Operations
- First Fix Stairs
- Secondary Fix Double Doors and Mouldings
- Set-Up and use Transportable Machinery
WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?
This qualification prepares students with the knowledge and practical skills required to become a skilled Site Carpenter. Options to study further would include a higher-level qualification such as a Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry, an Apprenticeship with a local employer, or T Level.
Students will be able to complete specialist, complex tasks, on a construction site, commercial or domestic premises. You may also become self-employed working as a sub-contractor, and this is a popular route within the industry.
Student’s End Point Assessment will consist of the following measures of knowledge and competence:
- Knowledge Test
- Practical Assessment
Students will require a Grade 2 GCSE in English and Maths, a keen interest in construction and a good work ethic.
Students must be able to work alone, as part of a team and demonstrate commitment to the course.
INFORMATION & SUPPORT
The College provides all tools and materials for the course, however students will be responsible for their 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 and Guilds
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