This part time course has been designed for adults who have achieved a Level 2 Diploma and wish to further advance their Carpentry skills to persue a career as a carpenter. The practical aspects of this course are delivered in workshops that are designed to simulate a working environment for realistic training. Based at our purpose built facility The Fulcrum Centre which is a five minute walk from Tower Park leisure complex, this course provides the complex woodworking skills and our experience staff will work closely with you to help you succeed.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for our Level 4 Build Environment course. Alternatively you will be in a better position to find employment within the industry to develop your knowledge and skills.   

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 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery. And achieved Grade 4 (C) GCSE in Maths and English.


It’s essential that you have a genuine interest in the construction industry.
 

Course costs

Costs 

 

 

 

Associated Costs 

Steel toe capprd boots and basic stationery

Course content

Course Content 

You will cover a range of units in theory giving you the underpinning knowledge to develop supervisory skills. 
Individual units will cover -

  • The structure of the construction industry.
  • Drawings, schedules of work and costings of work and materials.
  • Activities in the construction industry. 
  • Build and physical environments, waste and sustainability.
  • Maintenance of non structural compoments, including environmental factors.
  • Complex cut roofs, including truss instalation
     

More info

Start Day/Time 

This course is a 1 year part time course which you will need to attend 2 evenings a week, Tuesday and Thursday 6pm - 9pm for 35 weeks. 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS

More about the course 

You will be taught using a variety of workshop activities, lectures, group activities, self-study, employer visits and directed study. The facilities are purpose built and all practical jobs are designed to make the candidate job ready!

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS