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Construction (Architectural Joinery)

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Architectural Joinery is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as an architectural joiner. An architectural joiner has the skills and knowledge to make timber products such as doors, frames and windows, and plays an important part of any construction team.

You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working as an architectural joiner or progressing to further learning and training in this area.

During the course, you will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks. This includes the following modules:
– The principles of construction
– Planning and preparation for architectural joinery production
– Use of woodworking machinery
– Architectural joinery component production
– Assembly and finishing of architectural joinery products

You will also undertake structured work experience within a suitable business.

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Sep 2024 : North Devon : Full-time
Course Code : FTB638 (2024)
Level : Level 2
Duration : 36 Weeks
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Course details


You must successfully complete mandatory assessment components which include theory exam, synoptic assignment and employer involvement.

Entry Requirements

All entrants must hold four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent (or above), preferably including GCSE Maths and English. If you do not have a GCSE grade 4 in Maths and/or English you will continue studying these subjects alongside your chosen course(s). At the end of the year, you are expected to have completed and achieved all the components of your Level 2 Study Programme and improved your Maths and English skills before progressing to your next level course


Successful completion of this course could lead to a job as a site carpenter, working for a house building company, a property development company, or as part of a small business repairing and refurbishing buildings. It could also lead to an apprenticeship in site carpentry or further Level 3 training.

Study Programme

Every full-time student at Petroc will have their own Study Programme which will include:

– Your academic or vocational qualification.

– Maths and English Language development – if you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 in either of these subjects.

– Work Experience – hours will vary depending on your qualification and course level.

– Tutor Support – to support your personal, academic and professional development.

– Sustainability – helping you to identify how you can improve the sustainability of your future employment sectors.

– Personal Development Awards – developing six key areas of personal and employability behaviours to prepare you for the working world.

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Starting Date : 09/09/2024
Course Code : FTB638 (2024) North Devon Campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.

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