Bench Joinery City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma
This course is for those interested in a career as a trade person working with wood in the construction industry. This qualification is ideal for continuing to develop your skills in bench joinery.
This is a practical and theory based course which consists of the student working through a number of units following a bench joinery route. These are:
- Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
- Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
- Set Up and Operating a Circular Saw
- Produce Setting Out Details for Bench Joinery Products
- Mark Out From Setting Out Details for Bench Joinery Products
- Manufacture Bench Joinery Products
Each unit will include an externally set assessment to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the unit.
Course Leader profile
After leaving school, Senior lecturer, Allan Stephenson attended Cleveland Technical College, Redcar studying Carpentry and Joinery, whilst at the same time completing his 3 year apprenticeship working for a house building construction firm called Westfield Estates. In this time Allan gained recognition as an Associate member of the Institute of Carpenters (AIoC). Allan gained further experience in bench joinery, woodwork machining, civil construction and maintenance joinery before gaining his FE teaching qualifications at Huddersfield University. He joined Calderdale College in 1983 where he has taught for the last 30 years. Allan has taught both the Bench Joinery and Site Carpentry courses for both full time learners and for the day release apprentices.
We want to make sure you are going to enrol on the right course so, to help us, we assess your ability and ask you to complete an aptitude assessment based on the carpentry and joinery industry. Through this assessment we can also gauge your current level of maths and English. The main purpose of the assessment is to help us plan your development and support you in choosing the right level of study. After the assessment we will invite you in to speak to one of the tutors so that you have a chance to ask all the questions the you might have and to give you a clear plan of what you need to do.
Interview with a specialist tutor. Candidates are required to show enthusiasm and commitment to the course.
Questions & Answers
How is the course assessed?
Assessment is through observation and written tests.
Are there any opportunities for progression?
All successful students may have the opportunity to progress onto a Bench Joinery Diploma Level 3. Employment opportunities could include an apprenticeship in your chosen trade area.
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- Attendance: Full-time and Part-time (day)
- Start Date: September 2018
- Hours per week: 12 hours
- Days: Monday to Friday
- Start Time: 9.00 am
- End Time: 4.30 pm
- Duration: 36 weeks
- Course Fees: This course is free for students age 16 - 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a full time further education course will have their fees waived. Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a full time course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422-399367 for more information.
- Venue: Calderdale College
- Faculty: Construction & Technology
- Department Manager: Andrew Barnes
- Level: Level 2
- Qualification Name: City & Guilds Diploma Level 2 Bench Joinery
- Awarding Body: City & Guilds
- Course Contact: Allan Stephenson (Ext 9235)
- Email: email@example.com
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