Diploma In Site Carpentry
One year – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.
This course will teach you the foundation of site carpentry to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to work on-site.
You will learn through a combination of practical lessons in our fully-equipped workshops, and classroom sessions to reinforce the hands-on techniques you will develop. You will also benefit from excellent English and maths lessons to ensure you have all the entry requirements needed to progress to a Level 3 course.
The skills you will learn include:
- Care and use of hand and power tools
- First fix – building floors and roofs
- First fix – building door frames, wall partitions
- and stairs
- Second fix work – fitting doors, skirting boards
- Health and safety
- Kitchen fitting
- Safe use of static machines
Where available, we will always get you involved in live or community projects to give you real-life work experience.
If you do well on this course, you can progress to a Level 3 course in the Construction department or one of our Carpentry Apprenticeships.