This is a 1 year full-time course based at our purpose built facility The Fulcrum Centre which is situated close to the Tower Park leisure complex.

You will cover a wide range of site carpentry tasks in both practical and theory and develop your handskills and knowledge. 
This course also includes personal development, employability, work experience and, depending on GCSE grades on entry,  may include GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English. These are delivered at our North Road site.

This course is a 1 year full time course which you will need to attend approx. 3/4 days a week for 35 weeks.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Students should be able to progress onto a level 3 full time course  or an apprenticeship and our experience staff will work closely with you to help you succeed.

What jobs can I get? 

On completion you should have the confidence to gain employment as a Site carpentry improver within the industry whilst continuing your studies to become fully qualified

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to achieve GCSEs grades 4 - 9 including English and Maths

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEF2FD012C 07/09/2021 £135.00 £135.00 £1940.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

You will be required to have steel toe capped boots and basic stationery

Course content

Course Content 

Lots of practical training:                                  

  • Marking and setting out                                              
  • First fix (stud walls, door linings and boxing in services)                                                                    
  • Second fix (doors, architrave, skirting, and kitchen fitting)                                                    
  • Structural carcassing  (joisting and truss roofing)                                                                                                                                                
  • Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools                                                                                                      
  • A minimum of 30 hours work experience                                          
  • Communication skills  

More info

Start Day/Time 

September. Start date will be given at enrolment

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Wood Trades

More about the course 

You will be taught using a variety of techniques within the workshop to complete a range of activities. alongside classroom based theory, group activities, self-study, employer visits and directed study. The facilities in construction are purpose built and all practical jobs are designed to make candidate job ready!

 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS