• construction 02
  • construction 03
  • construction 04
  • construction 05
  • construction 06

Overview

This course is an ideal first step towards a career in carpentry and joinery. You will learn and practise a range of skills in wood occupations, whilst also developing skills which will prepare you for entering employment in a construction or a furniture related craft.

Course description

Our construction centre is the perfect place for you to develop your skills and knowledge of the carpentry and joinery professions. Fully equipped workshops with industry standard equipment, combined with tutors who have a wealth of industry experience, will help you get to grips with this fast-paced industry.

As part of your Programme of Study (16-18 years old only) you will study maths and English alongside your vocational qualification.

What areas will I study?

  • Basic woodworking joints
  • Maintenance of tools
  • Use of tools
  • Health and safety
  • Construction technology

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £362.00 Exam Fee:£86 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.