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Award in Carpentry – Level 1 (evening)

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Carpentry
  • Is this course for you?

    “Train Up Your Carpentry Skills in Just 12 Weeks!

    Our Level 1 Carpentry course is designed to equip you with essential employment skills, hands-on expertise, and knowledge needed to kickstart your career as a proficient carpenter.

    🛠️ Get ready to meet industry demands.

    🏆 Complete both practical and theoretical components to earn your qualification.

    💼 Impress employers with great attendance, behavior, and communication skills.

    🤝 Interact with clients, work safely, and demonstrate initiative.

    🏗️ Progress through the program, honing your skills for practical assessments and knowledge tests.

    👷‍♂️ Graduate as a skilled craftsman ready for employment.

    🏭 Dive into project-based learning for hands-on skills and job-related knowledge.

    📜 Embrace industry values for success in both work and life.

    Join us on this 12-week journey to a thriving carpentry career!”

  • Required qualifications

    No qualifications are needed, just an interest in carpentry.

  • What skills will I develop?

    As a carpentry and joinery student you will develop practical skills with underpinning knowledge in a variety of topics.

    You can expect to study the following units

    • Principles of building
    • Health and Safety Information
    • Maintain and Use Hand Tools
    • Maintain and Use Portable Power tools
    • Produce woodwork joints
    • Introduction to woodworking machines and portable power tools
  • Careers

    On successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery you could be given the opportunity to progress onto the Level 2 Diploma, full time. If you gain employment within the industry you could become an apprentice, studying for an NVQ in Carpentry & Joinery. The skills you have gained on the Level 1 and at 2 Diploma will benefit you if you choose the apprenticeship route.

    • Construction Management
    • Civil Engineering
    • Site Supervision programme (CIOB)
    • Foundation Degree Historic Building Conservation
    • Heritage NVQ Level 3
    • Construction Level 4
    • Higher Level Carpentry and Joinery Course (Institute of Carpenters)

    As a South Staffordshire student you will be offered a balanced, high quality study programme to open up your options and give you the best chance of progression into further training opportunities or lasting employment.

  • English and maths

    Additional maths and English qualifications are available, just ask your tutor.

  • Other important information

    Students will need to purchase protective overalls and toe-protective footwear as well as basic stationery. Support is provided through bursary should you need this. Our friendly members of the team will be happy to help.

  • Is this course for you?

    “Train Up Your Carpentry Skills in Just 12 Weeks!

    Our Level 1 Carpentry course is designed to equip you with essential employment skills, hands-on expertise, and knowledge needed to kickstart your career as a proficient carpenter.

    🛠️ Get ready to meet industry demands.

    🏆 Complete both practical and theoretical components to earn your qualification.

    💼 Impress employers with great attendance, behavior, and communication skills.

    🤝 Interact with clients, work safely, and demonstrate initiative.

    🏗️ Progress through the program, honing your skills for practical assessments and knowledge tests.

    👷‍♂️ Graduate as a skilled craftsman ready for employment.

    🏭 Dive into project-based learning for hands-on skills and job-related knowledge.

    📜 Embrace industry values for success in both work and life.

    Join us on this 12-week journey to a thriving carpentry career!”

  • Required qualifications

    No qualifications are needed, just an interest in carpentry.

  • What skills will I develop?

    As a carpentry and joinery student you will develop practical skills with underpinning knowledge in a variety of topics.

    You can expect to study the following units

    • Principles of building
    • Health and Safety Information
    • Maintain and Use Hand Tools
    • Maintain and Use Portable Power tools
    • Produce woodwork joints
    • Introduction to woodworking machines and portable power tools
  • Careers

    On successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery you could be given the opportunity to progress onto the Level 2 Diploma, full time. If you gain employment within the industry you could become an apprentice, studying for an NVQ in Carpentry & Joinery. The skills you have gained on the Level 1 and at 2 Diploma will benefit you if you choose the apprenticeship route.

    • Construction Management
    • Civil Engineering
    • Site Supervision programme (CIOB)
    • Foundation Degree Historic Building Conservation
    • Heritage NVQ Level 3
    • Construction Level 4
    • Higher Level Carpentry and Joinery Course (Institute of Carpenters)

    As a South Staffordshire student you will be offered a balanced, high quality study programme to open up your options and give you the best chance of progression into further training opportunities or lasting employment.

  • English and maths

    Additional maths and English qualifications are available, just ask your tutor.

  • Other important information

    Students will need to purchase protective overalls and toe-protective footwear as well as basic stationery. Support is provided through bursary should you need this. Our friendly members of the team will be happy to help.

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