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Carpentry and Joinery Level 1

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Course CodeH5013
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaBuilt Environment & Sustainability
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis course will enable learners to gain an insight into basic carpentry techniques and skills.
Study OutlineThe study programme is designed for students who work or want to work as a carpenter or joiner in the construction sector. It allows students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry or joinery. The course covers the following work skills and job knowledge: producing basic woodworking joints, safely using various hand and power tools, principles of building construction, information and communication and Health & Safety and welfare in construction.
Entry RequirementsEntry requirements are ideally GCSE Grade D or above and through initial diagnostic assessment. Learners will also have to attend an interview with a member of the construction team.
EquipmentLearners will have to provide their own stationery equipment and safety footwear.
AttendanceOne year, three full days per week. You must attend all elements of the study programme including English, Maths, tutorials and work experience, the expectation is 95%.
AssessmentAssessment is via completion of coursework and portfolio and awarding body set examinations.
ProgressionSuccessful completion of the course could lead onto the Diploma Level 2 Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery. You must have a positive attitude towards your learning, have a good attendance rate and display excellent behaviour. NVQ Level 2 Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery if you are working in the industry and meeting the set criteria.
Awarding BodyCity & Guilds
LevelLevel 1
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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