Construction Craft: Carpentry and JoineryVocational • Level 2
About the course
This course provides students with the opportunity to further enhance both their practical and theoretical skills gained in previous academic years. As a student on this course you will gain practical skills in the following woodworking projects. This study area will require you to complete both internal and external exams, linked to each topic area. - Staircase construction. - Manufacturing complex joinery pieces. - Timber window frame construction. - Architraves and door casings. -Skirting. -Door installation. - Fitting door hardware.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Awarded ByCity & Guilds
Location ByBurnley College
Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Construction Craft programme with the appropriate level of GCSE Mathematics and English are required
Students will be assessed on a range of practical skills with a practical end test. Additionally, students will sit a range of modular exams, linked to each of the practical and theoretical elements of the programme.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to an Apprenticeship in a trade related area or to other courses that are available include HNC in Construction and Cabinet Making. Careers that this course may lead to include self-employed carpenter and joiner, site-supervisor, construction manager or could lead to a career in furniture manufacturing.
Extra curricular activities
You will have the opportunity to be entered for the national competition Skillbuild. Success may lead to entry into international competition at Worldskills. You will have the opportunity to visit Howdens Joinery factory tour to see state of the art machinery in operation on a mass production level. You will also benefit from a wide range of guest speakers to enrich the curriculum.