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Bench Joinery - Level 3 DIploma at City of Oxford College

Course description

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to set out, machine and assemble complex joinery items with this Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery. Extend the skills you acquired at Level 2 so you can progress towards becoming a joiner in the construction industry.

Course content

Practise and improve your skills so you can make winder staircases, curved windows, spandrel frames and gothic arched doors.

This course involves practical activities and classroom theory.

Entry requirements

A willingness to improve your skills and a pair of boots (we will advise you on this).

Future opportunities

With this course you could progress towards an apprenticeship, employment or higher education.

Further information

This is a full-time programme. It could lead to you gaining an apprenticeship in the future.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Oxford College directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: OXPFTJOINERY3


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