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Carpentry & Joinery - Skills for Work (Level 2)

This course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in Carpentry & Joinery.

Available Sessions

We have 4 sessions available for this course running in Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

Sorry there are no Full-Time sessions available to apply for online in Lisburn
Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Carpentry & Joinery - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Carpentry & Joinery - Skills for Work (Level 2)
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Carpentry & Joinery - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Carpentry & Joinery - Skills for Work (Level 2) (Site)
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Course Overview
You will attend college for 2-3 days and 1-2 days will be spent on site.

Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma Bench Joinery (Dip 6706-26) (600/8048/6)

Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma Site Carpentry (Dip 6706-23) (600/8047/4)

You can specialise in either Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery. Site joinery is work primarily based on construction sites and bench joinery will mean that you work primarily in the workshop throughout your career.

You will learn to cut, measure and join wood using our state of the art machinery in our workshop facilities.

Mandatory Modules may include:

  • Safe working practices
  • Information, quantities and communicating
  • Building Methods and Construction Technology

Bench Joinery subjects may include:

  • Set up and operate a circular saw
  • Setting out details for routine joinery Products
  • Mark out routine joinery products
  • Manufacture routine joinery products
  • Construct an under stairs cupboard

Site Joinery subjects may include:

  • First fixing
  • Second fixing
  • Erect structural carcassing
  • Maintenance
  • Set up and operate a circular saw
  • Construct a timber frame entrance
Entry Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE's including at least grade F in English and Maths, however to help you succeed on the course it is preferable if you have a minimum of grade D in Maths and English.
  • You must be 16 by the end of June but no older than 18, OR under 22 if you have a disability.
  • You will be required to complete Essential Skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skill in English, Maths or IT.
Where will it take me?

The Sills for Work course will provide you with relevant training in Carpentry & Joinery that can lead directly to an NVQ Level 3 qualification and a career within the Joinery industry.

If you secure employment during the programme you can move directly into the Apprenticeship at Level 2.

How will it make me more employable?
This course can give you the qualifications which will improve your job opportunities. You will complete modules in Employability and Personal Development.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be assessed through a series of written, online and practical tests.
Additional Costs
City & Guilds
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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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