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APPRENTICESHIP CARPENTRY & JOINERY Who is this course for? In the construction industry, carpenters and joiners prepare and put into place most of the timber parts of buildings from roughly cut floor and roof beams to expertly crafted windows and doors. They use very specialised tools and machinery and work with a variety of different types of wood. To be a carpenter and joiner you need to enjoy being one of a team. You also need to be good with your hands and you will be trained to use a range of tools and machinery to a high standard while following strict safety procedures. There is also an option to do workshop joinery. Carpenters and joiners are required to prepare, build and install a wide range of wood products including doors, windows, floors, walls, staircases and roof trusses. You will learn how to set out, prepare, joint, cut and shape timber for all kinds of construction projects. The work can be physical, so a good level of fitness is an advantage. How long is this course for? 1-4 years depending on how many levels you want to progress through. What will I study? Construction of roofs, stud walls, floors and fittings and the fixing of components Fitting and fixing on site, doors, architraves, windows and stairs Using hand and power tools Basic woodworking machinery Making doors, windows, stairs and kitchen fitments Health and Safety Essential Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology Applicants who have achieved GCSE English, Mathematics or IT at grades A-C, will be exempt from the equivalent essential skill. How will I be assessed? Assessment will be an on going process. You may be assessed through practical demonstration, oral questioning, assignmentproject work, written tests and simulation. What can I do after the course? Progress to employment Become self employed - set up your own business Progress through the levels and then to higher education How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions section) and return it to any Campus.

APPRENTICESHIP CARPENTRY & JOINERY Who is this course for? In the construction industry, carpenters and joiners prepare and put into place most of the timber parts of buildings from roughly cut floor and roof beams to expertly crafted windows and doors. They use very specialised tools and machinery and work with a variety of different types of wood. To be a carpenter and joiner you need to enjoy...

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