If you are interested in working in the construction industry, specifically learning a wood trade, we offer bench joinery qualifications at Level 2 and Level 3. Bench joinery is predominantly workshop based, where you make and prepare materials for installation on a construction site.
If you have already completed the Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery and wish to further your skills, then this course is ideal for you.
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You are looking to gain professional employment in the construction industry in either bench joinery or site carpentry at technician level.
A relevant Level 2 qualification.
Skills such as:
- Roofing techniques
- Geometrical stairs
- Curved joinery
- Fixed flooring
- Planning and pricing construction work
- Manufacturing processes
As part of this course, you will also work towards gaining a CSCS accreditation that will allow you to work on any building site. By the end of the course you will be able to follow technical drawings and plans, calculate quantities and angles as well as make accurate measurements.
The programme runs for a year (part time) and assesses your knowledge and skills through regular assignments and projects as you build your understanding of more complex carpentry skills.
The industry focus of this course giving you the skills for a successful carpentry career in the construction trade.
University study such as our HNC or FdSc Construction & the Built Environment, a higher apprenticeship, a Level 4 senior crafts diploma or enter the workplace as a
Careers in this industry
- Site carpenter
- Bench joiner
- Wood machinist
- Project manager
- Shop fitter
- Kitchen installer
Experienced carpenters and joiners can earn up to £40k per year.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.