Course overview

Bench Joinery Level 2 for adults City of Bristol College

This one-year, part-time Bench Joinery Diploma is for people aged 19 and over. It will help you develop your knowledge and skills in the field of bench joinery. Attendance for this course is nine hours across two days per week for 35 weeks.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 19 and over who have a keen interest to develop their bench joinery knowledge and skills.

What you'll learn

Throughout this course you will gain hands-on experience of setting and marking out for joinery components such as doors windows and stairs. You will also learn how to set up and operate a circular saw.

Course entry requirements

The essential requirement for entry onto this course is to have achieved GCSEs grade D (3) or Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are via attendance, online exams, practical assessments and a portfolio of your work.

Future career and study opportunities

On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Diploma Bench Joinery. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the architectural joinery industry or obtain employment.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You may also need ear defenders, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

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