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Who is the course for?

This course is for practical learners who enjoy working with timber, and building things with a hands-on approach. If already working in the trade, the course can enhance skills to the next level.

What does the course involve?

The course will introduce learners to being safe workers, and further develop knowledge and skills of the construction trade. It demonstrates how to make the most of this wonderful material, with all types of timber, characteristics and workability, understanding how the complex joints are made and constructed.

What makes this course special?

  • Purpose-built and fully-equipped workshop
  • Dedicated and qualified teaching team with a wealth of experience
  • Links with joinery and building companies
  • Additional qualifications or experience can be gained
  • Opportunities to develop transferable skills

Entry Requirements

  • Must have achieved the Level 1 Diploma or equivalent
  • Mature students welcome to apply
  • Application and enrolment

What are the assessment methods?

  • Practical assessments
  • Online tests
  • Portfolio
  • Assessments occur throughout the year

How long is the course?

This is a one year course, two evenings a week.

What are the College attendance requirements?

Six hours (usually three hours per evening), 6pm – 9pm.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

No additional costs unless students want to buy their own tools and research material.

What are the progression options?

Successful completion of this course could lead to employment, to an allied trade such as bricklaying, or to a university course in construction.

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