What's covered?

This one year foundation course will give you good grounding in carpentry skills. Learners can progress onto the Diploma 2 on completion subject to certain criteria being met. The course has practical assessment, phase test and on-line exams at the end of each unit. At present the Diploma requires the completion of practical and theory tasks, unit end tests followed by on-line exam and practical phase test.

What do you need?

GCSE's at grade C in maths and D in English. Alternatively you should have completed the Btec level 1 in construction. You need to be physically fit due to the nature of the course and have the ability to demonstrate some level of practical skill.

How you are assessed

Practical in workshops and theory in classrooms

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

Following successful completion of Diploma 1 and a reference from your lecturer, you can progress to the level 2 Diploma. If you can secure a job as a site carpenter you could gain an NVQ level 2.

What could this lead to?

Working in the Construction Industry, using skills in Carpentry & Joinery to gain further experience.

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