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Carpentry at Eggbuckland Community College

Course description

As a carpenter or joiner, you may work in one or more of the following areas: cutting and shaping timber for floorboards, skirting boards and window frames, making and assembling doors, window frames, staircases and fitted furniture, fitting wooden structures, like floor and roof joists, roof timbers, staircases, partition walls, and door and window frames (first fixings),installing skirting boards, door surrounds, doors, cupboards and shelving, as well as door handles and locks (second fixings), building temporary wooden supports for concrete that is setting, for example on motorway bridge supports or building foundations (formwork), making and fitting interiors for shops, hotels, banks, offices and public buildings. You could be skilled in all of these or you may specialise in just one or two.

Entry requirements

 Acceptance on the course will be by interview. You will need to be a practical person with the ability to develop good skills with your hands. You will need strength and stamina as work in this industry can be physically demanding. You will need good mathematical skills as there are many calculations to make.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 / 2 Years