The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
The interview process will involve Maths and English assessment along with an informal discussion with one of the team members, the whole process should take no longer than three hours.
This course is for those wishing to embark upon a career in Wood Occupations. Attendance will normally be up to two days each week of the 36 week academic year, though timetables and attendance patterns may vary.
You will study 6 theory and 6 practical Units :
The Diploma Construction Award in Carpentry & Joinery, as a full time course will be completed alongside Functional Skills.
Work placements and any work experience are highly desirable but subject to availability. All candidates are expected, and encouraged, to do their best to gain purposeful work experience during their course. We will do all we can to assist in finding suitable opportunities.
The timetable is designed to give all candidates the opportunity to complete at least 36 hours of work experience within the academic week.
The College can offer a variety of additional qualifications and activities beyond the core course requirements. All students are invited and encouraged to complete additional qualifications.
Generally there is a practical and academic assessment for each unit. It will be your responsibility to update your record book which will show evidence of your experience and achievements. You must complete all the occupational units in order to obtain the full qualification. The course is structured and delivered by continuous assessment.
Note: Entry to Specialist levels is through the satisfactory completion of Intermediate level together with a reasonable report from your Tutor, achievement of the proposed Functional skill, along with a good attendance record.
PLEASE NOTE FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Essential Materials, Books and Equipment needed
You will be expected to provide yourself with:
Tops Day Nurseries offers flexible hours, so you only book and pay for the hours you need.
Student Services offer advice on bursary funding. Bursaries support essentials such as travel, childcare and kit.
Student Services provide a range of support, information and specialist services to enhance your student experience.