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Bench Joinery Cskills Awards Level 2 Diploma

This Level 2 course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to carry out a range of joinery work to the standards agreed by the leading industry bodies. This course will enable you to gain a good overall understanding of the wood trade, while also providing you with industry-recognised skills and qualification, ensuring that you complete the course with a good grounding for future career development.

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Entry requirements

To begin this course you will need to have completed the Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 Diploma with Functional Skills, or an equivalent level qualification in Carpentry & Joinery.

Course content

During the course you will study three core units:

  • Health and safety
  • Organising your own resources
  • Working as part of a team.

You will also study the following additional units:

  • Setting out bench joinery
  • Marking out joinery
  • Manufacturing joinery.

Assessment methods

You will be continuously assessed as the course progresses, with your skills and knowledge being measured against set standards as the units of training are completed. There will also be a practical exam and a series of unit tests.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of this course you can progress to our Bench Joinery Level 3. Alternatively you can gain employment as a bench joinery apprentice, where you can convert your qualification to an NVQ Level 2 within Bedford College by collecting work-based evidence.

Additional information

Students who are motivated and committed can advance at a faster rate. Completion time for adults will depend on the outcome of prior assessment of your current skills and experience, together with your attendance. After this is completed, individual training plans can be devised. If you are aged 16-18, tuition fees, exam fees and College membership are free. However, there will be an additional equipment cost of approximately £20 for required clothing/equipment.

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions

Course information & how to book

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
11 week(s) 26/09/2016 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Aged 16-18: Free if not in full-time education / Aged 19+: £750 Cauldwell Street C1121 Course in progress

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

If you are unemployed and receiving benefits then you could learn for FREE

You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on one of the following benefits:

  • Employment & Support Allowance (work-related activity group)
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit (subject to income)
  • Income support

Please note: you will need to be able to produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you come to enrol.

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For more information please ring Enquiries & Guidance on 01234 291000 or email us.           

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