About the course
A course suitable for learners who wish to seek a career in the Carpentry and Joinery industries or for people already employed in the industry who need to achieve a qualification in Carpentry. This course covers all the basic hand skills needed to get a start in this profession.
The course lasts for 34 weeks 3 hours per week.
No formal qualifications are required for this course but it is expected in the first instance that the applicant will have a genuine interest in the construction industry and each applicant will be required to attend an interview to ascertain his/her suitability.
The Award in Construction skills @ Level 1 (90 hours) (6219-04), learners must achieve a minimum of 9 credits, 3 mandatory credits ( Introduction to Health & Safety in Construction) and then a minimum of 6 credits from the optional units.
for The Certificate in Construction skills see 'where will this course take me' below
What you'll learn (core modules)
Learners will be taught by professional tutors who are regularly professionally updated in construction techniques, in a trade specific workshop in The Milburn Centre. The course is only practical teaching, using the latest techniques and equipment. This programme will run one evening a week.
How will I be assessed?
Only practical task need to be completed.
Where will this course take me?
Certificate in Construction Skills at Level 1 - 150 hours
If you have progressed onto the Certificate from the Award, you will only pay the difference = £175 or free for concessions.
Tuesday evening 6-9pm
To achieve the Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills (6219-05), learners must achieve a minimum of 15 credits, 3 credits from the mandatory unit and a minimum of 12 credits from the optional units. If you progress onto the Certificate from the Award, you would only need a further 6 credits from the optional units NOT the full 12 credits.
Days & times
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00