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

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above, including Maths and/or English or a Level 1 Diploma in a relevant subject plus GCSEs in Maths and/or English, or a Functional Skills qualification in Maths and/or English.

We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

You will provide a copy of a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.

We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish.

Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.

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.

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