This foundation programme of study has been designed to give you a general introduction to the basic skills needed to progress into a career within the construction industry as a Carpenter. You study both the theory and practical aspects of the subject through completion of specialist units. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety, and other skills associated with working in the industry.
Practical activities are completed in fully resourced workshops led by highly competent and qualified staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.
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A profile of GCSEs at Grade F (or their equivalent).
On this study programme, you will learn basic skills of carpentry in our modern workshops, with the opportunity to progress as you develop.
Learn about the trade and find out what you need to get a job by attending different exhibitions and going to talks by employers.
92% of students who completed this programme have progressed onto the next level of study or have gone into employment.
No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016
For all students aged 19+ fees are £1880. Details regarding fee remission please contact our Support Team on 01473 382738
Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers and textbook Carpentry and Joinery L1 Diploma (ISBN 9781408521250)
The course taught me about Carpentry and Joinery and how to use the tools properly. I was also glad to have the chance to improve my English and Maths skills as well.