What courses can I do after this?
Successful completion of this course will help you to progress to employment or an intemediate apprenticeship. It is not possible to become fully qualified unless you gain employment in the industry and are assessed on site.
What jobs can I get?
Following completion of a Level 1 programme you should feel confident in applying for:
- Bench Joinery
- Site Carpentry
- Kitchen Fitting
- Furniture Making
- Boat Building
To do this course you should have...
You will need to achieve GCSEs grades D-G including English and maths grades 3-1 (formerly D-G). Alternatively successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths.
What about work experience?
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
Cost 16-18 £135
Cost 19-23 (with concessions) £135
Cost 19+ (no concessions) £1940
All prices are subject to change
Equipment and steel toe capped boots will be required and you will be given a list of equipment to buy at enrolment/induction.
The course consists of continuous assessment throughout the year in both practical and theory and also includes:
- Marking and setting out
- Produce wood working joints
- Produce carpentry products
- Employability skills (interview techniques, CV writing, employer workshops, Maths and English)
- Work experience
- Community projects
- Communication skills
- Work place visits
More about the course
You will be taught using a variety of workshop activities, lectures, group activities, self-study, employer visits and directed study. You will also be able to take part in activities organised by our Student Services department, these include: Football, Surfing, Netball, rubgy and many more. The facilities in Construction are purpose built and all practical jobs are designed to make the candidate job ready!
The skills and qualities needed to succeed on this course include:
An interest in construction