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Mode of study Vocational Full Time
Duration 1 Year
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 2 September 2019
Course code FLR3CJB (1920)
  • 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.

  • What do I do next?

    You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: admissions@scg.ac.uk

Ben Yates

Ben Yates

Level 2 Bench Joinery
Previous Institution: Ercall Wood School

I came to study at here because it was highly recommended. The teachers are currently helping me work towards the SkillBuild competition, which means doing extra projects in my spare time.

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Career Options

  • Carpenters and joiners

    Up to £17,000

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  • Assemblers and routine operatives n.e.c.

    Up to £14,000

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