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Bench Joinery Level 3 at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to learn more advanced Bench Joinery skills to give you the extra edge when seeking employment.

Course content

You will learn to plan, organise, analyse and review your work safely. This will include construction documentation, processes and practices and complex bench joinery tasks such as – helical and winder staircase, wreathed hand-railing, segmented window and modern sustainable techniques.

Advanced joinery skills will include setting out, marking out and construction techniques. These will be put into practice in the workshop. A focus will be on technical drawing and the geometry necessary to design and construct complex joinery. This will be underpinned by trade and construction industry theory.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

4 Cs or 4s and a relevant full level 2.


You will learn through practical sessions in our workshops and assessment will be through written work, practical assignments and examinations.

Financial information

Additional expenses to consider include commodities at approx. £45.

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. 

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. 

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Folkestone Campus - 01303 858300 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you could progress onto one of our HNC programmes or you could gain employment within the industry.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 February 2018
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    • EKC Group's Broadstairs College is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.