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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 1 Full-Time City Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in the carpentry and joinery industry. The course has been designed to deliver through a training environment, which simulates real life conditions and aims to test your skills as an individual.

No formal entry requirements.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire There is a fee of £35.00 to cover the cost of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use during practical sessions. The course may also involve you in personal finance expenditure as follows: - Purchase stationary - Purchase of consumable materials

You will be taught via a variety of methods including:

- Classroom teaching
- Craft workshop activities
- Library and Learning Resource Centre work
- Information technology activities
- Tutorials
- Directed work with other students

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your future career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

We work with a rang of employers to help you gain real work skills, including:

- Gentoo
- Sunderland Council
- Specialist construction and building companies

Mon-Fri between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

What’s next?

Following the completion of Level 1, you could progress onto Level 2 coures or apply for an apprenticeship.

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