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Wood - CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery at Calderdale College

Course description

This is a practical and theory based course which consists of you working through a number of work based units.  Delivered at Calderdale College & North Halifax Skills Centre.

Course content

This is a practical and theory based course which consists of you working through a number of work based units. Someof these units are: 

  • Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Know how to produce basic woodworking joints 
  • Know how to prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools

There are 7 units in total to complete which includes an external test at the end of the course. At the end of this qualification you will have a good degree of knowledge onwood occupations.

Entry requirements

All applicants will be required to have successfully completed the Preparation for Employment in the Construction Industry (19+) or the Certificate in Introduction to the Construction Industry or the Foundation Certificate in building Craft Occupations (16-18)

Assessment

Continuous assessment throughout the course based on:  Practical observation, Oral questioning, Portfolio evidence and Written assessment.

Financial information

This course is free for students age 16 - 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team

In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a further education course will have their fees waived.  Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422-399367 for more information.

Future opportunities

All successful students may have the opportunity to progress onto the Diploma in wood occupations Level 2 or an NVQ Level 2 through the work based evidence route.   Employment opportunities could include an apprenticeship in your chosen trade area

Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following freepost address:-
Calderdale College Central Admissions Unit, FREEPOST HX2 004, Francis Street, Halifax, HX1 3BR

or click the link to apply online: www.calderdale.ac.uk

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 30 October 2014
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