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Technical Certificate in Site Joinery - Level 2

Overview

The Architectural Joinery Technical Certificate is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as an architectural joiner. An architectural joiner has the skills and knowledge to make timber products such as doors,frames and windows, and plays an important part of any construction team.

You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working as an architectural joiner or progressing to further learning and training in this area.

If you would like to apply for the Technical Certificate in Site Joinery pathway apply here.

 

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Entry requirements

  • A minimum of at least grade 4/C in English and maths.
  • A relevant foundation construction award or a Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery including English and maths
  • If the applicant has trade experience a basic aptitude test will be required.

Consideration will be given to 19+ learners who may not have formal qualifications but industry experience. Relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject you wish to study may be acceptable for certain courses.

You will alo need to supply a written reference either from a recent education institution or employer. This will need to be uploaded to your myVISION account by the end of May. If you are not able to gain a reference, please contact admissions@wnc.ac.uk for further advice.

 

Start dates and fees

Start DateDurationCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20211 yr(s)1575A1059FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our adult finance and funding page for more information.

How long is the course?

One year.

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical assessment
  • Theory tests
  • Online test
  • Health and safety test.

What does the course lead to?

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site or Architectural Joinery.

What will I study?

This qualification covers all the main skills and knowledge you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work as an architectural joiner.

You will study the following mandatory content:

  • Principles of construction.
  • Carpentry.
  • None-structural carpentry prior to plastering. 
  • None-structural carpentry following plastering. 
  • Timber technology and the use of a circular saw. 

Study programmes

It is an entry requirement for some courses to have gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths (see entry requirements). If the entry requirements to a course do not require A*-C in these subjects, and you haven’t already gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths before joining us, you will continue to study English and maths as part of your programme and take appropriate qualifications in these subjects with the aim of achieving A* to C grade. In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, every student aged under 19 and studying a full-time course at college will take part in our study programmes alongside their main subject qualification. Find out more.

What can I go on to study?

Employment or apprenticeship.

How do I apply?

Apply online

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