Course overview

Bench Joinery Level 2 for school leavers City of Bristol College

This one-year, full-time programme of study will develop your bench joinery knowledge and skills. Looking for a career as a joiner? This course will provide you with the industry-standard skills that potential employers seek.

Dates and applications

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Bench Joinery Level 2 for school leavers SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1867B01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
9.75
Start Time
10:00
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £2085. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1867B01-1 05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023 1 years Groups (mixed days) 9.75 10:00 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £2085. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for 16 -18-year-olds who want to develop skills and knowledge in bench joinery.

What you'll learn

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.

You may also be required to study Maths and English as part of your course if you are progressing from Level 1 Site Carpentry.

Course entry requirements

You can progress from the Level 1 Certificate in Bench Joinery. Alternatively, you may apply if you have achieved GCSE Grades 3 or above in Maths, English and Science.

You will need an excellent record of attendance and commitment at school/College. You will also need to demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a commitment to succeed and prepare effectively for employment.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This is a full-time course. Alongside your College tutorials, you will be required to take part in work experience and self-directed study.

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 attendance, exams, online assessments, practical assessments and a portfolio of work.

Future career and study opportunities

On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to a 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, and will also need to buy a workwear uniform. 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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