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Bench Joinery Diploma

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Construction
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   1 Year (Part-time)

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult Programme
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   09/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1672.50

This course will give you opportunities for work both locally and if you want to travel the world.

The course will enable you to take your Joinery skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a Bench Joiner plays in the manufacture of building components and how they fit into the construction of all sorts of buildings.

The course will enable you to work confidently in a Joinery workshop. All of our training takes place in our state of the art joinery workshop to add a bit more work realism to the course that reflects the equipment available in industry.

We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry as bench joiners.

  What You Will Learn

You will learn all the above as well as sharpening techniques, care of your tools and how to use then safely. You will learn to work as part of a team, You will learn how to plan and undertake techniques to complete your project.

You will be involved in discussion about technique and methods. You will be taught all aspects of joinery from cutting joints by hand to assemble windows and then progressing to setting up static machines to produce doors and staircases.

By the end of the course you will achieve a qualification Yes! But you will also have the experience of the Joinery staff passed onto you and complete backup of that team which means that you will be able to work in any joinery shop in the world with confidence.

  Entry Requirements

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 3 or above and an interest and ability to work in a joinery environment.


You will be assessed variously, by exam, both online and written. You will also be assessed by your tutor through practical tasks.


Once you have completed your level 2, you could walk away and work or you can come back to us to carry onto level 3 if you’ve demonstrated a good understanding and have a placement in a joinery workshop that will help support you to practice and understand the level 3 content.


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