This course is designed for persons aged 16+. This qualification will give you an introduction to Carpentry mainly working in the workshop doing basic joinery.

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 1(G) or above including English and Maths or Progression from a Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction course
  • You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Health and safety / tool identification.
  • Carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Safe working practice
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Produce basic woodworking joints
  • Prepare and use power tools

Your course will be assessed via:

  • Observation of your practical work by a Qualified Assessor
  • Your industry knowledge will be assessed by short question papers, which will take place throughout your programme of study
  • In addition to this you will be required to pass two multiple-choice external online examinations
  • Your Personal Tutor will prepare and support you for all assessments and online exams

This course will lead to progression onto the Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry or an Apprenticeship.

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