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Carpentry & Joinery Level

1 Diploma

This level 1 programme is a great way to start your career. It enables you to develop the skills and confidence to progress in college and into work. You will develop a wide range of skills in your chosen subject area as well as gaining qualifications in English, maths and ICT.

The course gives you the opportunity to study a range of carpentry and joinery skills and help you progress through the other levels of training offered within carpentry and joinery. You will be assessed for your English and maths and work at the level that is right for you. If you enjoy using your hands, have good hand and eye co-ordination and enjoy being part of a team then a carpenter or joiner could be the ideal role for you. Site carpentry and joinery will involve fitting windows, doors, skirting boards etc on a construction site. It's a skilled job that utilises special tools, and often involves many different kinds of wood. You will need to develop your maths as you will be calculating angles and measurements.

Subjects you will study include the following woodwork units:

• Handle and Store Resources

• Contribute to Work Relationships

• Contribute to Providing Working Platforms

• Preparation and Use of Portable Power Tools

• Maintenance and Use of Woodworking Power Tools

• Use Basic Wood Jointing Techniques

• English

• Maths

• Personal Social Development

You will have a personal tutor and a weekly tutorial

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

On successful completion you may be able to progress to level 2 courses like:

• CSKILLS Award Level 2 Diploma in Site or Bench Joinery

• CSKILLS NVQ in Carpentry and Joinery (if employed as a carpenter and joiner)

Qualification(s)

Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

"I am really pleased that I chose to study at The City of Liverpool College, I have progressed both in my training and in my career. I am now a trainee engineer at Charleston Building Services Ltd."

Chris whittle studying the level 3 cbe building services engineering

Course Location

Vauxhall Road
L3 6BN

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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