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    About the course

    This is a practical carpentry course where we embed as much of the knowledge as possible into the hands-on tasks. This minimises the amount of time spent in the classroom. We use a range of delivery methods, mainly practical, with a large proportion of E-Learning through IPads and other technologies.

    How much does it cost?

    Free to 16-18 year olds. Reduced fees may be available for 19+ learners.

    Awarding Body

    City & Guilds

    Why study?

    There are excellent progression routes to apprenticeships with a large number of our full-time students moving onto apprenticeships during their course based on our recommendations. Skilled trades people are currently in high demand across the country. There are approximately 3 million people working in construction making it one of the biggest industries in the country and covers 10% of the total job market. The qualification we offer is globally recognised and sought after in the industry.

    Where will this course take me?

    • Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery
    • Apprenticeship
    • Level 2 in other trades

    Core modules

    • Health and Safety
    • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication

    How will I be assessed?

    • Practical phase tests
    • Multiple choice exams

    Will I have to provide anything?

    You will be required to purchase a set of safety boots and basic stationery. All other tools and resources are provided.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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    Applications for courses starting in September must be completed by Friday 30th June. Applications received after this date will go through our late interview and enrolment process. This may delay your course start date.

    Funding Your Course

    If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.