School leaver

Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 2 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course will give you skills in a range of skills used in carpentry and joinery.

You will study building methods and construction technology, how to carry out first fix operations, how to carry out second fix operations, how to erect structural carcassing, how to carry out maintenance and how to set up and operate power tools and equipment. Ideal if you would like to further develop both the skills and knowledge as joiner.

You will need 2 GCSE's at grade 3-9 including Maths and English. Or a relevant L2 qualification.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

Your progress will be assessed by written and practical tests within the college and a final online multiple choice test.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

This course is for those who wish to start a career in the construction industry, but are currently unemployed or working in a different industry.

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What’s next?

You could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry.

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