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Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma at Bury College

Course description

This course will provide you with a basic introduction to carpentry and joinery. You will develop your practical skills and prepare for entry to the industry as a trainee Carpenter/Joiner. You will have the opportunity to practice the skills you learn, building your confidence with the tools and materials commonly used in industry. Approximately 60% of the course is based in workshops and 40% is theory. There will also be an opportunity to develop skills in a different trade, e.g. tiling or plastering.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade D in Maths and English plus one other GCSE.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

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: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.