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Construction & the Built Environment

Carpentry and Joinery Diploma - R276

Wirral Waters Campus Part Time Level 1 Duration 18 weeks

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This is a level 1 programme that will prepare you for re-engagement into education. It will develop basic practical skills in preparation for progression onto a level 2 course, recognised within the industry.

Course Details

You will participate in practical activities that develop specialist techniques specific to carpentry and joinery. This will be underpinned with some basic theory that will outline the application of safe practices within the construction industry whilst developing an understanding of the materials and equipment used in carpentry and joinery and across other trades. There may be opportunities to engage in work experience offering an insight into the construction industry and across other trades and their contribution when working on a construction project.

Entry Guidelines

No previous experience in Carpentry and joinery is needed

Applicants will need to demonstrate basic English and maths skills at Entry level or above

IT skills would be beneficial

Satisfactory interview and assessment (including manual dexterity)

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Protective footwear.

Assessment Method

Observation of practical tasks and basic written knowledge tests.

Additional Information

PPE must be worn at all times in college and all students must arrive at sessions on time, prepared and ready to learn with pens, paper etc.

Where can I progress to?

This course will prepare you for level 2.

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Starting 14th September 2020 - Ending - 1st February 2021REF R276M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £390.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is full. By applying you will be placed on a waiting list.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,135 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 13th September 2021 - Ending - 31st January 2022REF R276N001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £390.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is full. By applying you will be placed on a waiting list.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,135 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


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