Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will
all be discussed during the interview process.
The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.
Progressing to each level of study
Once you successfully completed your course you may be able to progress to the next level, following a satisfactory interview with a Tutor. If you’ve finished your Level 3 course
you will be offered advice and guidance from our Career Advisers on how to apply for a place at University through UCAS, or how to apply for a job or an Apprenticeship.
Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses generally last one year; Level 3 courses will usually last for two years.
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Carpentry and Joinery
Training for a career in Carpentry & Joinery offers you the chance to become one of a group of highly skilled crafts people in our area.
During your training you’ll benefit from obtaining skills that are practical and social, working alongside other people from the Construction trades, directly for customers and even on community projects, you’ll develop skills that will be yours for life.
Historically a career in this area will see you joining some of the most highly trained and respected people in an industry that has been at the forefront of building technologies for generations.
In Carpentry and joinery you will learn about using woodworking joints and using power tools. Also carrying out first and second fix operations, building structural carcasses and the use of a circular saw.
All learners will take part in work experience as well as working in the workshops at college.
Going to university can really help boost your chances of a high flying career in the Construction industry. If you decide to stay with us you could always consider one of our Higher Education courses at the University Centre Grimsby we offer a HND and HNC in Construction that will give you an in-depth insight into the principles and technologies involved in the sector and can lead to a fantastic top-level career.