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In Short

This course is available to those who have achieved Level 2. The course will:

  • Extend your competences gained at Level 2
  • Undertake more complex work, woodworking machines and supervisory skills
  • Improve your qualifications in this specialism

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a Diploma Level 2 in Carpentry & Joinery. There are no age restrictions on this course. An interview is required for this course, with the course tutor, prior to enrolment.

Course Content

  • SITE
  • Information and Quantities; project planning, supervisory skills and communication
  • Building Methods: sustainable construction and materials, energy efficiency
  • Complex Structural Fix, hand-cut roofs, trussed roofs, hips, valleys and dormer windows
  • Maintenance, structural repairs • Practical test • Knowledge tests
  • Core test exam
  • Completion of evidence portfolio BENCH
  • Information and Quantities; project planning and communication
  • Building Methods: sustainable construction and materials, energy efficiency
  • Setting-out, marking-out, and manufacturing curved headed doors and frames, tapered tread stairs
  • Practical test, bow window
  • Knowledge tests
  • Core test exam
  • Completion of evidence portfolio

How will I be assessed?

The assessments are flexible and ‘on-going’, covering practical and knowledge elements of the course. These are undertaken throughout the year. There are:

  • Externally set practical assignment/test
  • Externally set multi-choice knowledge question papers & externally set exam

Progression

On successful completion of this programme of study, you can progress on to an NVQ 3 if you have an NVQ 2 in Carpentry & Joinery and have a work placement and can gain work based evidence. You can also progress onto a BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction, leading to supervisory and managerial roles in the construction industry.

Tools/Materials/Books

Materials Essential: Foot Protection – safety boots/shoes (sturdy footwear) Stationery – A4 ring binder, A4 lined paper, pens & pencils Materials Desirable: Drawing equipment Text Books: Carpentry & Joinery NVQ and Technical Certificate, Level 3 (Heinemann, Carpentry & Joinery NVQ & Technical Certificate level 3 (Carillion) £25.00

Fees

Please contact reception for details of costs and concessions on 01305 761100 or email: igs@weymouth.ac.uk

 

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