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Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you enjoy working with tools and building things? Are you a natural problem-solver? Are you considering a career as a carpenter of bench joiner? If so, this course can introduce you to site carpentry or bench joinery. The course balances theory with hands-on experience to help you develop a basic knowledge of carpentry and joinery. You will learn how to carry out first and second fixing procedures, how to erect structural carcassing and how to operate a variety of power tools. You will cover a number of modules including; Health and Safety, Moving and Handling Materials, Communication Skills and The Calculation of Different Quantities.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. You will need to have an interest in carpentry and be prepared to undertake an entry assessment during your interview.

Assessment

You will complete practical tests and online multiple choice tests for each unit you complete, there are six units in total.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress onto either a Diploma in Site Carpentry, Level 2, or a Diploma in Bench Joinery, Level 2.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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      Our campus cafe is a great place to grab a bite to eat and catch up with your friends. With fresh, healthy and delicious meals served at reasonable prices why go anywhere else! And for those 11am slumps why not treat yourself to a Costa Coffee? Located on campus there is no need to venture down to the high street. It’s the ideal place to relax and rehydrate during your study breaks class.

      Alliance House

      Alliance House is the College’s centre for construction in Redditch. Subjects taught at Alliance House include bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, site carpentry, bench joinery, multi-trade construction operations, plastering, plumbing and painting and decorating. The building is equipped with purpose built working environments allowing you to develop real-life working skills to prepare you for life after college.

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