overview

  • Course code:

    31CSD2-FT

  • Subject area:

    Carpentry

  • Attendance:

    Full Time

  • Qualification:

    Cskills Awards Level 2 Diploma Site Carpentry

  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Venue:

    Crawley

  • Start Date:

    September

Start Date End Date Description
02/09/201919/06/2020Crawley / Full Time

About the course

You’ll be working at an intermediate level, in our simulated site environment or workshop. As a site carpenter, you’ll learn how to fit joists, studwork, trusses and even kitchens.

This course focuses on practical activity but includes some written theory and portfolio building, consists of the following units:

  • CSA-L1Core01 Health, safety and welfare in the construction and associated industries.
  • CSA-L2Core04 Understanding information, quantities and communication with others.
  • CSA-L2Core05 Understanding construction technology.
  • CSA-L1Occ11  Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools.
  • CSA-L2Occ36  Carry out first fixing operations.
  • CSA-L2Occ37  Carry out second fixing operations.
  • CSA-L2Occ38  Carry out structural carcassing operations.
  • CSA-L2Occ39  Carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work.

At this intermediate level, working in our simulated site environment, you will learn a wide variety of practical skills (and theoretical knowledge), which will prepare you for working on site. You will learn to fit joists, studwork, trusses, doors and frames, skirting, architrave, staircases and kitchens amongst other things. There will be a number of theory assessments with a final practical assignment to complete the qualification.

Course is approximately 40% theory, 60% practical. You will need to provide pens, pencils and drawing equipment for the theory side as well as safety footwear. Other Personal Protective Equipment will be supplied as necessary.

Every learner at Crawley College who is under 19 will undertake a personal Study Programme designed to develop them academically, practically and personally. Study Programmes contain 3 essential elements:

  • Subject Course – Vocational or chosen Academic subject, usually studied for 12 – 16 hours a week.
  • English and Maths – Every learner will work towards GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths or Functional Skills. Learners who have already achieved a Grade 4 or C will extend their English and Maths through in-class activities.
  • 3E – Our own brand of specific entrepreneurship, enterprise and employability training.

You will have specific time in your timetable for each of the three elements above and you will be expected to attend all elements throughout the year.  Study programmes are designed to help you meet your maximum potential and progress to the next level of study or into work. 

WHO CAN JOIN?

4 x GCSEs at grade 3 including English or Maths or 4x GCSEs at grade D including English or Maths

Also you will have completed the Level 1 programme in Carpentry and Bench Joinery.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED

This course consists of approximately 60% practical and 40% theory based activities. You will produce a portfolio of your assignments.

Costs/EQUIPMENT

Students 16-18 year olds will not have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. Please note: You may be entitled to a Bursary payment to help with costs such as travel to College, trips and equipment, a food allowance and childcare. To qualify you must be resident in the UK and meet the eligibility criteria which will include evidence of your financial circumstances.

Students aged 19 and over will have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. Please note: You may be entitled to a Bursary payment to help with costs such as travel to College, trips and equipment and childcare. To qualify you must be resident in the UK and meet the eligibility criteria which will include evidence of your financial circumstances.

Attendance requirements

3 days per week.

AFTER COMPLETING THE COURSE

Upon successful completion you will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry or a Level 2/3 Apprenticeship here you'll earn while you learn.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact the Admissions Team by emailing admissions@crawley.ac.uk or by calling 01293 442200 - press option 2 for Admissions.