This course is designed for students who are interested in developing technical hand skills in carpentry and joinery. The course has a range of exciting content where you will have the opportunity to design, cost, market and sell your own products.
You will make your own toolbox and be encouraged to buy your own quality tools. You will learn and practice a range of basic hand skills required for working with timber including the use of hand and power tools. Some learners from the course will be chosen to represent the College at local and national skills competitions.
Tutors will supportstudents into dedicated work placements that will help you to develop your understanding of what the industry is about whilst preparing you for the world of work.
The College’s excellent links with employers could open the door to employment with training in the form of an apprenticeship. Health and safety is paramount within the industry and you will be trained in all aspects of this to ensure that you are kept safe throughout the programme.