Construction is everywhere. From housing and shopping centres, to roads, bridges and even national landmarks, it is at the centre of our ever-growing infrastructure, and you can be a part of it. Construction is a lot more than just building, you are building homes for families, schools for children, hospitals for your community, and constantly improving and upgrading them as the industry develops.

Course Information

  • Levels available 1 / 2
  • Start Date 02/09/2019
  • Course Ref CARPENTRY
  • Location Innovation and Technology Centre
  • Fees N/A

If you are over 19+ then please contact us for more information

What will I do?

From learning how to carry out first and second fixing operations to gaining knowledge of building methods and construction technology, you will learn the ins and outs of the wider industry, preparing you for employment. Work experience will play a vital role, giving you the opportunities for developing your skills in real life situations. Learning from experienced lecturers, you will benefit from visiting industry professionals, receive personal one-to-one tutorials and participate in project work where you will take on different roles.

If you study the Entry Level 3, you will gain skills and knowledge of all areas of construction, including bricklaying, painting & decorating, electrical installations and carpentry, in order to enable you to find your specialism for further study.

What's next?

At the end of your course you will have gained enough valuable work experience and industry contacts to kick off your career in the industry. If you have ever thought about starting your own carpentry business, you could also continue your studies, developing your skill set in the construction trade.

Is it for me?

Do you prefer working with your hands rather than sat at a desk all day? There’s no denying that a career in this industry is primarily physical however, there are excellent progression opportunities within management and leadership too. You must be a logical thinker, a good problem solver and a team player. health and safety is extremely important in the carpentry trade, so you must remain professional at all times.

You could also start out on construction multi-skills Entry Level 3 to progress to this course.


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