This is a part-time course based at our purpose built facility The Fulcrum Centre which is a five minute walk from Tower Park leisure complex. The course provides the basic woodworking skills that any aspiring tradesman requires and gives the candidate the opportunity to progress at their own pace. This course is designed for all ages, those wishing to pursue a career in carpentry, people wanting to up skill and those looking for a vocational option but perhaps unsure as to their final vocational route. 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

We offer a range of full time courses including apprentiships
 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

 In order to apply, you will require successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery and you will need a minimum of a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and/or Maths.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEF2ED0016 01/08/2020 £135.00 £135.00 £1490.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Cost 16-18 £135

Cost 19-23 (with concessions) £135

Cost 19+ (no concessions) £1490

All prices are subject to change

 

 

 

 

Associated Costs 

Steel toe capped boots, tools and basic stationary

Course content

Course Content 

Lots of practical training including:

  • Marking and setting out
  • Produce wood working joints
  • Produce carpentry products
  • Employability skills
  • Communication skills
  • Vocational projects

Units -

  • Carry out first fixing operations
  • Carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out structural carcassing operations
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • Understanding construction technology
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Tuesday and Thursday 6pm-9pm Start date: September

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS/City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Wood Trades

More about the course 

 You will also be able to take part in activities organised by our Student Services department, these include: Football, surfing, netball, rugby 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, commitment and a will to succeed.

Venue:
These pathways take place at the The Fulcrum Centre


To Apply or for further information please contact the Course Administrator: 01202 205754 or email busbyj@bpc.ac.uk

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS/City & Guilds