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East Riding College, Bridlington, Open Event

January 15, 2022
9.30am to 12 noon

East Riding College, Beverley, Open Event

January 22, 2022
9.30am to 12 noon

Open Event (Online)

April 28, 2022
5pm to 7pm

Carpentry and Joinery, Level One

East Riding College

Flemingate Centre, Armstrong Way, Beverley, HU17 0GH

Functional Skill
Level 1
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Course Summary

This College-based qualification is a hands-on, practical course, which is studied by people who want to be employed in wood trades. The course consists of six units, which are broken into underpinning knowledge and practical units. Given the types of measuring and setting out learners require, a range of mathematical and problem solving skills will be developed. If you work in the industry, you can build this course up into a full NVQ qualification by obtaining evidence of your abilities. For more information about this, ask to speak to a tutor.

Course Details

How to carry out safe working practices in construction Information, quantities and communicating with others Building methods and construction technology Producing basic woodworking joints Maintaining and using carpentry and joinery hand tools Preparation and use of carpentry and joinery portable power tools

How will it be delivered?

Each unit has an end test A practical assignment Online test based on the six units

Entry requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs grade D/3 or above
Or Level One Certificate in Basic Construction
Satisfactory record of achievement/references
Completion of the construction specific assessment and initial assessment
A satisfactory interview

Your next steps...

Completion of this course may act as a good preparation for an apprenticeship or as a stepping stone into the construction industry in a related role such as site labourer or semi-skilled employee. Carpentry and joinery covers a broad range of related jobs within industry such as roofing, cabinet-making, shop-fitting and bench joinery. You could progress onto courses such as the: Level Two Diploma in Bench Joinery, Level Two Diploma in Site Carpentry, Level Two Intermediate Apprenticeship in Joinery or Carpentry.

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