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Carpentry

YOU HAVE AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN IN SITE CARPENTRY. THE DEPARTMENT AIMS AT TEACHING TRAINEES WHO WANT TO WORK IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. YOU WILL LEARN A WIDE RANGE OF SKILLS FROM HANGING DOORS TO CREATING STUD WALLS TO ROOFING. FOR TRAINEES WHO PROVE THEMSELVES, AN NVQ L2 IS POSSIBLE. YOUR TRAINING HERE WILL GIVE YOU A GOOD BACKGROUND TO GETTING AN APPRENTICESHIP COURSE WHEN YOU LEAVE OR GAINING FUTURE EMPLOYMENT.

Our Carpentry Department can help you to...

  • Get your licence to work on sites (CSCS Card)
  • Get Working at Heights, Manual Handling & Emergency First Aid qualifications
  • Create frames, studwork and joists
  • Learn door lining and hanging
  • An NVQ L2 for trainees who prove themselves
  • No prior experience is necessary as full training is given

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Learning basics of the trade and gaining work experience.

Complete Level 1 basic theory course.
By the end of Level 2, trainees should have had the opportunity to take tests and acquire:

  • CSCS
  • Driving Theory
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Manual handling
  • Working at Heights
  • Health & Safety

Examples of dept skills you can learn;

  • Producing a range of basic joints
  • Using and maintaining different hand saws
  • Using and maintaining powertools
  • Site skills
  • Frames
  • Studwork
  • Door lining
  • Door hanging
  • Joisting
  • Service encasement

Increasing work experience and skill level.

Complete Level 2 basic theory course

By the end of Level 2, trainees should have had the opportunity to take tests and acquire:

  • CSCS
  • Driving Theory
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Manual handling
  • Working at Heights
  • Health & Safety

Examples of dept skills you can learn;

  • Producing a range of basic joints
  • Using and maintaining different hand saws
  • Using and maintaining powertools
  • Site skills
  • Frames
  • Studwork
  • Door lining
  • Door hanging
  • Joisting
  • Service encasement

 

Trainees who prove themselves and for whom it is deemed appropriate there may be opportunities to extend the placement and achieve a deeper level of work experience and skill.
Trainees might get the opportunity to work toward or achieve some part of the following:

  • Driving practical
  • Carpentry NVQ