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What career opportunities can this lead to?

On completion of the course you can progress on to NVQ Level 2, with relevant site employment and experience.

What does this programme involve?

The course has 6 mandatory units at Level 1, and 7 units at Level 2. You will be continually assessed and you progress through the knowledge and practical work at college.
Units covered in Level 1:
- 1001k Carry out safe working practices in construction
- 1002k Information, quality and communicating with others
- 1003k Building methods and construction technology
- 1004k Produce basic woodworking joints
- 1005k Maintain and use carpentry and joinery tools
- 1006k Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
Units covered in Level 2 - site carpentry:z
- 2002k Information
- Quantities and communicating with others
- 2003k Building methods and construction technology
- 2008k First fixing operations
- 2009k Second fix
- 2010K Structural carcassing
- 2011k Maintenance
- 2012K Circular saw The qualification is a Diploma at Level 1 and 2 Carpentry or Joinery. Students are required to attend College over 1 or 2 years. There will be practical training and assessment in the workshop. Underpinning knowledge is delivered through classwork, assignments, tutorials and lectures. Students will also take part in portfolio building sessions. On completion you should be able to use hand tools, and powered hand tools to produce and install items such as doors, frames and linings, windows, roofs, fitments and units, partitions and cladding.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

There will be practical training and assessment in the workshop. Underpinning knowledge is delivered through classwork, assignments, tutorials and lectures. Students will also take part in portfolio building sessions.

What else do I need to know?

Students need to be employed in carpentry, joinery, shopfitting or a similar occupation. There are no formal qualifications to enrol on this course.

Steel toe cap boots, tape measure, pen, pencil, A4 folder and lined paper.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

WWOCV2/NVQ

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
WN2RO Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Phoebe, Carpentry

Phoebe, 17

Phoebe, Carpentry

After she finished school, Phoebe couldn’t wait to get hands-on and start learning techniques for working with wood. A lot of her family are in the woodwork trade, so it runs in her genes!

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