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Carpentry and Joinery at Prospects College of Advanced Technology

Course description

If you are interested in a career in Carpentry and Joinery, then PROCAT has the perfect course for you. A further education course delivered by our dedicated team of instructors will really kick-start your career. The UK construction industry makes a vital contribution to the economy. However, there is a skills shortage in the industry in both site carpentry and bench joinery. Learning a trade gives you the skills and qualifications you need to get you working and earning a great living.  - See more at:

Course content

You will combine practical learning in our workshops with theory sessions, concentrating on the following:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
  • Understanding construction technology
  • Prepare and use carpentry & joinery portable power tools
  • Carry out first fixing operations
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out structural carcassing operations
  • Carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work

If you enjoy using your hands, have good hand and eye co-ordination and enjoy being part of a team then a Carpenter or Joiner could be the ideal role for you.

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Future opportunities

Small family-run companies, larger contractors or you could work for yourself. - See more at:

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prospects College of Advanced Technology directly.

Last updated date: 09 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years