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Carpentry & Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 3

A step up from Level 2, this Diploma will build upon essential skills and knowledge you need to go out into the industry, with particular emphasis on Bench Joinery.

Course Level:
Level 3
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
CAA
Overview

Building on your skills from Level 2, you will learn how to create more advanced Joinery such as Curved Windows, Gothic Arched Doors and Winder Staircases, alongside the rest of the topics covered.

As a Joinery student, you have access to our well-equipped Joinery Workshop, Machine Shop with storage and extraction and Project Areas. Our tutors are specialist craftspeople and have many years’ experience in the Construction industry in both large and small businesses with specialisms in Heritage and Conservation work. You will have the opportunity to enter the prestigious CITB Skill Build competition. All tools, equipment and materials are provided.

Modules
  • Communication
  • Construction Industry Regulations & Safe Working Practices
  • Developing Supervisory/Management Skills
  • How to Set Out & Manufacture Complicated Joinery; Curved Windows, Gothic Arched Doors, Spandrel Frames & Winder Staircases
  • Safe Use of Woodworking Machines
  • Sustainability
  • Workplace Safety

Entry Requirements

  • Carpentry & Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 2 (Merit/Distinction) including English & Maths GCSEs grade 9-4
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Bench Joinery Specialist
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Foundation Degree