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Mode of study Part-time
Duration 36 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date Please ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 to find out when this course next runs
Course code PLR3CJB001 (1920)
Runs on Monday
Mode of study Part-time
Duration Please ring for details
Start date 28 September 2020
Course code PLR3CJB001 (2021)
  • Who is it for?

    Having successfully developed specific Bench Joinery skills through completing the Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery this programme is designed to give you an understanding of advanced knowledge and techniques of the trade. These specialist skills will improve your employability prospects with a bespoke bench joinery company and you will be working on the same course subjects as those on an Advanced Apprenticeship programme. Progress to HNC in Construction and the Built Environment or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery. You will also need to have a successful interview with the tutor.

  • What does the course involve?

    You will learn to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bench Joinery. The course covers the following knowledge and skills:

    • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
    • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery
    • Manufacture shaped doors and frames
    • Manufacture stairs with turns.
  • How is the course assessed?

    Your work is continually assessed throughout the course with each unit having a practical and theoretical assessment task. The principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work is assessed via an on-line exam.

  • How much does it cost?

    All materials are provided as well as tools, equipment and PPE. We recommend you provide your own steel capped footwear for use in the workshop.

  • Additional Notes

    All students must attend maths and English and depending on prior achievements and initial assessments will either take GCSE or Functional Skills.

  • Other details

    You will have the opportunity to add additional elements and develop your Maths and English skills through either Functional Skills, GCSEs or A Levels.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.