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Carpentry and Joinery at Grimsby Institute

Course description

Working alongside other people from the trades, directly for customers and even on community projects, you'll develop skills that will be yours for life.

Historically a career with wood will see you join some of the most highly trained and respected people in an industry that has been at the forefront of building technologies for generations.

Course content

Learners will learn about construction technology, using woodworking joints, maintenance of tools and using power tools.

They will build on this with the addition of

  • carrying out first and second fix operations
  • erecting structural carcasses
  • using a circular saw.

Work experience is available to all learners with local companies and community projects.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.

The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.

Entry Level 3 Programmes

No formal entry qualifications but subject to approval from the Foundation Learning Assessment Team.
 

Level 1 Programmes

GCSEs grade E to G or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
 

Level 2 Programmes

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 1 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.
 

Level 3 Programmes

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 2 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at level 2.

Future opportunities

  • Site Joinery
  • Workshop Joinery
  • Self-employed
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Building Inspector

Going to university can really help boost your chances of a highflying career in the Construction industry.

At the University Centre Grimsby we offer a HND and HNC in Construction that will give you an in-depth insight into the principles and technologies involved in the sector and can lead to a fantastic top-level career.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimsby Institute directly.

Last updated date: 10 May 2016

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