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Carpentry & Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 2 at Craven College

Course description

This exciting and intensive Diploma course is designed to give you the opportunity to build up a broad knowledge base of carpentry and joinery with particular emphasis on bench joinery.

Expand your existing skills-set with this qualification with particular emphasis on bench joinery and study topics from risk assessments and door finishes to power tools and health regulations.
As a joinery student you have access to our well-equipped joinery workshop, machine shop with storage and extraction and project areas.

Our tutors are specialist craftspeople and have many years’ experience in the construction industry in both large and small businesses with specialisms in heritage and conservation work. You will have the opportunity to enter the prestigious CITB Skill Build competition. All tools, equipment and materials are provided.

Course content

  • Hand & power tools
  • Health & safety regulations
  • How to handle materials & equipment safely
  • Perform basic risk assessments
  • Safe use of circular saws
  • Set out make & finish doors, frames, stairs & windows

Entry requirements

arpentry & Joinery Level 1 including English & maths GCSEs 9-2 (A*-E)


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

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Future opportunities


Your choices may include:

  • Carpentry & Joinery (Bench) Level 3
  • Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship
  • Property Maintenance Apprenticeship

Your choices may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Bench Joinery Specialist

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 October 2017
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