This course will take into consideration practical hand skills required for industry employment in a construction site environment.

There is an opportunity to participate in a work placement while not in college. All assessment will take place in a college environment during the 13 hours that you will be expected to attend. Further work will be required for approximately 2 hours per week. This course is suited to candidates with industry experience looking to gain a formal qualification.

  • Practical hand skills
  • A knowledge of the industry practices and Health & Safety
  • This course is timetabled 2 days per week and will be completed in one year. You will be offered the option of a work placement at CR Smith.
  • Health & safety
  • Principles of building construction
  • Information and communication
  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out first fix frames
  • partitions and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out carpentry maintenance
  • Set up and operate a circular saw, also we will cover ICT communications, maths, Working with other and problem solving
  • Ideally you will have some industry experience but can be accepted if you have relevant qualifications from previous construction related courses.
  • Modern Apprenticeship Carpentry & Joinery
  • PDA in a Construction Skills area level 6 or NC Furniture Design     
  • Carpentry and Joinery 
  • Applications and interviews / references