Carpentry & Joinery - Brooksby
This course is a great starting point for developing your carpentry and joinery skills. You can begin this course straight after leaving school and start your career in carpentry and joinery off on the right foot. Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 is aimed at learners looking to progress into site carpentry. Most then progress on to level 2 before entering employment in the industry or an apprenticeship. 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.
The occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, on a construction site. A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities.
Site Joinery Level 2
This course will teach you about health, safety and environmental issues faced on construction sites, and how to communicate with others on the job. You will also gain a range of practical skills specific to site carpentry, including how to carry out first fix flooring and roofing, frames, partitions and stairs, how to carry out second fixing operations including skirting and architrave, how to carry out carpentry maintenance, and how to set up and operate a circular saw. 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.