Carpentry and Joinery
A carpentry and joinery course at Stephenson College will see you undertake various practical tasks that will improve your basic carpentry and joinery skills. As part of the course, you will participate in a number of Stephenson College in the Community projects that will not only see you continue to develop in the field of Carpentry and Joinery but also develop key teamwork and employability skills.
The course is designed for those progressing from NVQ Level 2
The course is for those working as bench joiners who wish to gain an NVQ Level 2 and consists of the College-based Diploma, work based NVQ, Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Functional Skills Maths and English.
The course is designed for those working in kitchen/bedroom/bathroom fitting who are looking to gain an NVQ.
Using timber products to create and install building components - responsible for managing their own and other people’s work
The level 1 Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery is aimed at learners looking to progress into site carpentry. Most progress to level 2 before entering a job role in the industry.
Carpentry and Joinery students will learn the basics of wood work fixtures and fittings. We will teach you the health and safety aspects of working in a workshop and on-site as well the proper preparation and maintenance of the tools you will use on a daily basis. You will learn to produce high quality work in a safe environment that encourages creativity.
This course will advance your knowledge of carpentry practice whilst on site. Students will develop their woodwork skills as well as widen their knowledge of construction technology and tool maintenance.
You will gain a general understanding of theory and develops the practical skills needed to work as a carpenter or joiner. This includes hanging doors, fixing architrave and skirting, constructing kitchen and bathroom units and setting out and fixing roofs.