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Bench Joinery Diploma Level 2 at Brockenhurst College

Course description

To provide a specialist work-related qualification in site carpentry and joinery.

To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.

Course content

The course is made up of units covering: 

– Safe Working Practices
– Information, quantities and communication
– Building methods and construction technology
– Set up and operate a circular saw
– Produce setting out details – routine products
– Marking out from setting out details
– Manufacture routine joinery products

The content of the course is very diverse and challenging to prepare you for work in the industry.  A highly skilled operative is always in demand and the benefit of skills and knowledge will help you become more employable or quite simply able to do tasks you never thought you would have the opportunity of accomplishing.

Entry requirements

 


Literacy and Numeracy at appropriate level for Apprentices in the trade.

Appropriate GCSEs (normally at least four passes at grade D or above, to include Science, Mathematics and a subject testing the use of English), however this will depend on previous experience, please call us for an informal chat.

Appropriate GCSEs (normally at least two passes at grade D or above, to include Mathematics and English).

Assessment

Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course.  This will be in the form of externally set exams, Health and Safety on line test and practical assessments.

Future opportunities

A highly skilled operative is always in demand and the skills and knowledge will help you become more employable.  This course also provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as an Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery NVQ Level 2.
With further training or study, students may progress into careers in the Construction industry including:

- Bench Joinery
- Construction & Built Environment National Certificate
- HNC in Construction
- Professional/Management

This certificate in Bench Joinery prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course, such as:

- Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery - NVQ level 2
- CAA Level 3 Diploma/NVQ in Bench Joinery

 

Further information

This course incorporates Functional Skills for Apprentices only.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016

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