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  • About the Course

    On this course, you will learn about general construction processes. This pathway is designed to help you on your journey to more advanced levels within the industry, such as site management. You will cover a mixture of site and architectural joinery, where you will make timber products, such as doors, frames and windows. You will also learn the skills and knowledge to create more complex joinery, such as bay windows or curved doors.

    You will cover topics that will help you gain an understanding of the joinery industry. Our industry experienced tutors will also teach you the techniques required to use a range of hand and portable power tools to complete your desired product.

    You will also undertake a minimum of 315 hours work in an industry placement to give you the chance to gain real experience in the construction industry in your chosen pathway. You will be supported in finding your placement.

    You will study:

    • Health and safety
    • The science behind building design, surveying and planning
    • Making accurate and appropriate measurements
    • Construction methods
    • Building regulations and standards
    • Data management and information standards in construction
    • Relationship management and customer service
    • How the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts construction
    • Digital engineering techniques
    • Mathematical techniques to solve construction problems
    • Construction design principles and processes
    • The construction industry and its role in the economy
    • Sustainability and the environmental impact of construction
    • Working with agencies and services that support children, families and carers
    • Business, commerce and corporate social responsibility.
  • Entry Requirements
    5 GCSE Grades 4 or above must include Maths and English.
  • Progression
    The successful completion of this qualification will give you to opportunity to progress onto higher education courses, into employemnt or an Apprenticeship.
  • Assessment Method
    Synoptic Practical Assessment, Theory Exams and Employer set project

How to Apply

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Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 3

Location Feltham

Start Date 02/09/2024

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