Carpentry and Joinery - Level 1

Course Code: CC1FE133

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Start DateLocationDuration
02/09/2019Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

The level 1  Carpentry course is the beginning of your introduction within your chosen craft area. You will experience various elements of Bench & Site based practical and theory work, with the view of preparing you for the industry and progression to level 2 Bench or Site Carpentry.  Throughout the academic year you will undertake a work placement and community challenges, providing you with real industrial experience.   

Entry Requirements

We will assess your current level, including current qualifications and/or work experience to ensure you are placed on the right course at the right level.

If you are a year 11 student applying for this programme, we will compare your GCSE results with the minimum target grades set for you by your school. This will help us decide whether this is your most suitable programme of study. Other students, including those from outside the area, will have an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and experience to make sure they too are studying at the right level. For some programmes, we might need to observe you carrying out certain practical tasks before we can make you an offer.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery (Construction)

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course has various methods of delivery for example subjects will include: Site Visits, Guest Speakers, Guest Lecturers, Seminars, Class based written work, Digital Devices and E-Learning, Field visits and Role play. We have various specialised pieces of craft based training equipment used in industry.    

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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