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Joinery City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course suits students who would like to develop their skills and knowledge in this interesting trade. You will be supported by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who will help you achieve your goal.

Course content

This course consists of practical and theoretical study for two to three days per week. The programme is offered as a continuation from the Level 1 Diploma. You will cover all aspects of joinery including carrying out safe working practices in construction, information, quantities and communicating with others, building methods and construction technology, carry out first fixing operations, erect structural carcassing and set up and operate a circular saw.

Entry requirements

GCSE TARIFF

A minimum of 5 A*-D/ 9-3 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English

Assessment

Assessment is through practical skills and the underpinning knowledge, including short tests and subject assignments.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

course can lead to a joinery apprenticeship or the Level 3 Diploma in Joinery.

Further information

You will need a basic kit, overalls and safety boots.

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

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: 23 October 2017

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    • The College's Pagefield Centre is a purpose built facility to educate students, apprentices and tradespeople of the future.

      This state-of-the-art facility offers a range of Courses in Construction Crafts and Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering.

      Large workshops and training environments, together with the latest machinery, software and equipment allow our students to gain the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

      The Centre boasts an excellent reputation amongst a range of employers across the Wigan Borough which is exemplified by our students quickly progressing into the professional industry.

      Pagefield Centre is currently receiving a £1.4m development in top of the range facilities to add to its already impressive learning environment.

      The turning and milling workshops will soon have new and upgraded equipment, which will include the latest technology in fabrication and welding.

      There will also be a plasma cutting bed and a new thermodynamic and fluid mechanic laboratory.

      To complement this state of the art equipment, students will have access to the latest finite element analysis software, CAD / CAM, hydraulics and pneumatics software, enabling them to experience learning in a high-spec environment.

      If you're considering a future in the trades, then this Centre could be your pathway to success.