This qualification enables learners to develop the foundation knowledge and skills required for employment, apprenticeships or further study to support career progression. It allows learners to experience a range of vocational areas such as making and finishing furniture; making soft furnishings or upholstery; using portable power tools; working with and machining wood and fitting interiors such as kitchens, bathrooms and offices. This experience enables learners to make informed choices about the specific areas of the industry they would wish to further develop as they pursue career aspirations.
What You Will Learn
You will be introduced to the materials found in upholstery, woodwork and spray finishing workshops. It equips learners with basic knowledge of each of the material characteristics and they will be able to identify material types and recognise defects. The unit also introduces safe working practices and safe waste disposal.
Also knowing the best working practice and the legal responsibilities they have in the workplace. You will develop understanding of hazards and how to reduce risks in the workplace. You will understand how to evaluate the severity of risks. Also an understanding of environmental impacts of the timber trade and endangered timbers.
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