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Construction - Diploma in Bench Joinery level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

If you want to enter the building industry and a career in bench joinery, wood machining or furniture production at higher level, this course is for you.

Course content

If you want to enter the building industry and a career in bench joinery, wood machining or furniture production industries at a higher level, this course is for you.

You will study the following 6 mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to carry out safe working practices in construction to:
      - Sourcing relevant safety information and using the relevant safety procedures at work.
  • Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to interpret information, determine quantities and communicate with others in relation to:
      - interpreting information including drawings and plans.
      - estimating quantities and price work for contracting.
      - organise the building process and communicate the design to work colleagues and others ensuring efficient working practices.
  • Analysing the construction industry and built environment
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge of building methods and construction technology in relation to:
      - Understanding activities undertaken in the construction industry and wider built environment.
      - Understanding different roles and responsibilities within a construction project.
      - Understanding physical and environmental factors when undertaking a construction project.
      - Understanding how construction can be beneficial to the built environment.
      - Understanding principles of sustainability on a construction project.
  • Set up and operate woodworking machinery to create curved work
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to set up and operate specific woodworking machinery in relation to:
      - carry out pre start checks to ensure safety and efficiency
      - perform basic maintenance on fixed machinery.
      - set up and operate fixed machinery
  • Manufacture shaped joinery products
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to manufacture shaped joinery products in relation to:
      - selecting resources to carry out the work
      - manufacturing shaped joinery products.
  • Set and mark out for shaped joinery products
    • The aim of this unit is to provide the you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to produce shaped joinery product details in relation to:
      - interpreting and checking information
      - producing setting out details prior to the manufacture of shaped joinery products.

Entry requirements

A Level 2 qualification and appropriate English and maths.

Assessment

You will be assessed throughout the course including a practical synopsis assessment.

Future opportunities

HNC in Construction at Kirklees College.

Download the higher education prospectus at: www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk

Further information

Contact the college, tel: 01484 437070 or email: info@kirkleescollege.ac.uk

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: 26 September 2018
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    • The Brunel Construction Centre specialises in construction courses and has recently undergone considerable investment to improve its facilities.

      These include plumbing and electrical workshops, making it an even better place to become successful in your chosen trade.