Carpentry and Joinery - CSkills Award Levels 1 and 2 at West Thames College
Our Construction Industry training courses are based at the Skills Centre in FeItham. Our Construction courses have specialist workshops for trade skills: plumbing, painting and decorating, electrical installation, carpentry and brickwork.
Courses are taught by highly skilled teachers direct from the building trades with a wealth of experience.
Students have the opportunity to work on live briefs and building projects as well as visiting trade shows and exhibitions.
This course is held at the Skills + Logistics Centre in Feltham and covers all aspects of carpentry and joinery alongside technical underpinning knowledge. The course includes trips and visits and provides a good basis for further study or to start work.
You will study:
- Safe working practices
- Information, quantities and communicating with others
- Building methods and construction technology
- Basic woodworking joints
- Maintaining and using hand tools
- Preparing and using portable hand tools
- A synoptic practical assignment.
There are timetabled sessions designed to enhance your skills in English and maths and you will receive separate certificates on successful completion of the programme. You may also choose to study for a GCSE or resit a previous GCSE subject to improve your grade. These qualifications will enhance your employment opportunities.
There may be an opportunity to visit other sites and the Building Exhibition. Appropriate work experience will be arranged to complement the knowledge and skills you learn at college.
None, but you will have an assessment and interview.
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The course is continually assessed through a combination of practical projects, written assignments and written tests. You will also have to complete a phase test and two multi-choice papers and provide work-based evidence.
This course is free for students aged 16-18.
You will be required to purchase personal protective equipment (such as gloves and safety spectacles) and general stationery items for your course.
Progress to Level 2 or Level 3 Carpentry and Joinery, or find employment or an apprenticeship.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
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How to apply
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