Level 2 Bench Joinery

This programme is the first step to gaining a qualification in the Timber Manufacturing Industry, specifically in the role of Bench Joiner

The course covers the following units:

The course covers the following units:

Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries

Understanding information, quantities and communication with others

Knowledge of construction technology

Set up and operate cutting and shaping machinery

Produce setting out details for routine joinery products

Mark out from setting out details for routine joinery products

Manufacture routine joinery products
An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

You will work with the latest industry tooling as used by Bench Joinery specialists including Festool, Hitachi, Maple, Stanley & Felder.

On your course you will experience Industry talks, Industry visits and compete in various Skills Competitions

You will be encouraged to complete a C.V. and apply for Tameside College Apprenticeships within your chosen specialism and gain valuable work skills from work-experience placements.
Learners must have;

Progression from CSkills Awards Diploma Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery

4 GCSE’s grade D – G 0r 1 -3 (Must include English and maths)

Successful interview with a Carpenter or Joinery tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry
CSkills Awards Diploma Level 2 Site Carpentry

CSkills Awards Diploma Level 3 Bench Joinery

NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Wood Occupations Architectural Joinery (Apprenticeship)


Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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