T Level Transition Programme in Onsite Construction: Carpentry and Joinery (C7332)
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
Developing practical skills and underpinning job knowledge to an industry standard; there are mandatory subjects that focus on how bench carpenters undertake and complete work. Associated works such as manufacturing, fitting, hand skills, health and safety, principles of building and the CSCS on site health and safety card in the Carpentry and Joinery area.
These will be learnt using classrooms and industrial standard workshops along with some online learning to develop a rounded college learning experience.
If you don�t have the relevant grades to progress directly onto the T level then this transition study programme is for you. The course is aimed at 16-18 who wish to progress onto the Level 3 T level. This will involve retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven't already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme.
You will learn the fundamentals in developing skills to undertake a T level this will involve hand skills in both bench and site work, using arrange machines to help with manufacturing and installing on site, along with health and safety in the workplace and understanding how to communicate with others.
You will also develop your maths, English and digital skills along with the behaviors required to undertake a T level or gain employment.
How will it be delivered?
There will be continuous formative assessments throughout the programme which will be set by your tutors to check your progress in both your Vocational, Maths and English. Practical formative assessments will also take the form of tutor-designed assessments which will be set throughout the year.
Maths and English at Level 2 or Equivalent Functional skills will need to be achieved to progress on to a T Level.
Entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate a minimum of 90% attendance in your last place of study or work. A GCSE in both English and maths, both of which should be a minimum of grade 3 or above, plus a further two GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above, one of which must include a science or technical based subject.
All students will undertake a probationary period for the first six weeks of their programme. During this time, attendance, attitude, attainment and application towards study will be monitored. A final decision as to the most appropriate level and outcome will be discussed with you towards the end of your probationary period.
Your next steps...
This course is designed to develop the skills required to Progress on to a Level 3 T Level, with the aim of moving into employment in carpentry and joinery.
T Levels are equivalent to three A Levels and lead to higher education, higher apprenticeships or employment and are mapped to the apprenticeships programme