Course OverviewThe course is aimed at those who want to work in the construction industry and specialise in working with wood in the following three trade areas: site carpentry, bench joinery and shop-fitting joinery.
Site Carpentry and Joinery focuses on the technical certificate for the Construction Building Apprenticeship Framework. The principles of constructing buildings, and about the types of information used in building design and construction are covered. students also learn about health, safety and environmental issues faced on construction sites, and how to communicate with others on the job. The practical skills specific to site carpentry are taught , including how to carry out first fix flooring and roofing, first fix frames, partitions and stairs, second fixing operations, carpentry maintenance, and operation of a circular saw.