Joinery – Level 1 Diploma
Level: 1 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: Start date – September
What is this course about?
The course will cover an introduction to the following topics: Safe Working Practices. Information, Quantities and Communication with Others. Building Methods and Construction. Prepare Timber, Working with hand and power tool and Producing Basic joinery items.
The course develops the learner’s practical ability and construction knowledge with a mixture of theory and practical sessions which develops the learner at their own pace.
As part of the course you will produce several pieces of practical work to industrial standards that will demonstrate your ability and allow you to progress.
Why choose this course?
The purpose built Joinery workshops at Riverside have all of the facilities and equipment you could hope for to achieve the best results. We are involved in National competitions and encourage learners to participate to enhance their learning experience. Our team of lecturers are experienced in all types of Carpentry & Joinery and have a wealth of knowledge to pass on to our learners. During the course the opportunity to complete projects out on site will arise, this gives you the bonus of gaining real life work experience to prepare you for the workplace.
4 GCSE’s grade 9 – 2 including English and Maths.
What will this course lead on to?
The successful completion of this course could lead to a Level 2 Diploma or possible apprenticeship programme. During the course all learners are encouraged to gain work experience in order to make the transition to the workplace as smooth as possible.
What will I learn on this course?
The course is designed as an introductory level that will teach the basic skills and processes required to pursue a career in Carpentry & Joinery. The preparation of different materials and a full selection of timber joints, the use of different types of tools and the communication skills required for today’s workplace.
The College has a full enrichment programme and all learners are expected to make the most of their time with us, why not enjoy your free time with your tutor group. New enrichment activities include; sport tournaments, table tennis, x-Box competitions, remote control model racing and mini caravan building.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is carried out on all practical tasks throughout the year. At the end of the course each learner has to show the knowledge they have gained through an end of year exam in order to achieve the full qualification.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Each learner will require a College T-shirt, Overall pants, safety boots, writing equipment and a ring binder with note paper.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes