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Carpentry and Joinery Intermediate Diploma at Derby College

Course description

Studying at intermediate level, you’ll strengthen and broaden your skills in carpentry and joinery. You’ll be able to demonstrate your experience and knowledge to an employer and will have the capacity to take on extra responsibility as you advance your career in construction.

Course content

Practical and theoretical tests will be delivered throughout the programme. Units will include safe working practices, mathematical skills including quantities, and carpentry and joinery skills and techniques. 
 
As well as improving your practical abilities, you will develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, enhance your life skills and help with your future career progression.

Entry requirements

Offers of a place on the course are dependent on qualifications and practical aptitude, and you will need GCSE Maths and English at grade D or above. 

Following a successful interview and initial assessment results, you will be allocated a place to study the practical and theoretical elements of carpentry and joinery.  Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment.

Financial information

You will need to supply your own safety footwear.  A small charge may be made for other Personal Protective Equipment required to complete the course.

Future opportunities

Further Study
You can progress to the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery as a full-time learner. If you pursue further studies, you will continue to develop your literacy and numeracy skills.

Careers
There is the potential to enter an apprenticeship or employment in the construction industry. You can then advance your career as a construction trade operative.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Derby College directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016