Carpentry & Joinery Diploma

This course is ideal for anyone who has completed the Level 1 course, or would like to develop their basic skills already gained through work. Why not broaden your knowledge of carpentry and joinery and the requirements to become a professional in this trade? You can focus on either carpentry or bench joinery. You'll learn about setting up and operating a circular saw, carcassing, first and second fixing, and carpentry maintenance/repairs. Student comments are "staff are very supportive and good mentors", “I was able to catch up with the support of the tutors as I started the course late"
Learner:School leaver (16-19), Adult
Subject:Construction
Level:2
Duration:1 Year(s)
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About the course

Our construction centre is the perfect place for you to develop your skills and knowledge of the carpentry and joinery professions. You will benefit from fully equipped workshops with industry standard equipment, and tutors, who have a wealth of industry experience, to help you get to grips with this fast-paced industry. The college regularly competes at regional and national competitions, and you will be able to showcase your skills as part of our competition squad. Your learning will also be supported and extended through regular visits from construction companies and other educational visits.


• Health and safety
• Principles of building construction, information and communications
• Carcassing - floors and roofs
• First fix- partitions, frames and stairs
• Second fix - doors, locks, mouldings kitchens etc.
• Maintenance/repairs
• Circular saw

What do I need?

You'll need to have completed the Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery at Level 1 if you are 16-18. If you are aged 19+ then you will go direct onto a Level 2. If you have not achieved your maths and English to GCSE Grade 4, you will study for these alongside this course.

Where can I progress next?

You can progress to the Diploma in Carpentry Level 3. This course will provide you with the necessary skills, training and knowledge to progress to either become an apprentice site carpenter or gain employment in the construction industry.

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Carpentry & Joinery Diploma
Location:
Bournville Campus Construction Centre
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Part time
Fees:
£1,670
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Carpentry & Joinery Diploma
Location:
Bordesley Green
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Full Time
Fees:
£1,670
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Carpentry & Joinery Diploma
Location:
Bordesley Green
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Full Time
Fees:
£1,670
Enquire Apply
Carpentry & Joinery Diploma
Location:
Bordesley Green
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Part time
Fees:
£1,670
Enquire Apply
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