Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
Our industry-experienced staff will teach you hand tool and power tool skills, allowing you to form basic woodworking joints and progress onto more complex projects such as small window frames.
We will also cover the principles of building and construction, and health and safety. You will be taught in our specialist carpentry workshops at our East Brighton Campus.
This course is part-time, two evenings a week. These are currently Tuesday and Thursday evenings 17.30 until 20.30
A reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy is required.
After this course it is recommended that students move on to Level 2 site Carpentry or Level 2 Bench Joinery alternatively you could move to another construction course at Brighton MET.
Assessment will take place throughout your course through project work and tutor observations. Assessment are based around test pieces that demonstrate your skills with hand tools or power tools.
Steel toe capped boots, shoe’s, trainers are mandatory on all workshops, these must be brought by the learner. There are no other extra costs associated on the course. All materials and equipment are supplied by the college.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.