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Bench Joinery and Wood Machining Level 2



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

You’ll learn how to build fixtures and fittings from a variety of woods. You will learn how to make doors, windows and staircases. You will also learn about measurements and the need to make plans before commencing on projects.

You will also benefit from undertaking units related to wood machining. These will include, sawing, planing, profiling, jointing and tool room machinery.

The wood machining elements within the Level 2 Bench Joinery course allow you to choose a specialism and gain additional skills.

You can look forward to the chance to learn a whole range of skills needed to work within the bench joinery and wood trades industry.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


You will learn through practical sessions in our workshop environment. Assessment will be through practical demonstrations, written work and online tests.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Folkestone Campus 01303 858300 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress on to an advanced Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery or Wood Machining, alternatively you could seek industry employment.

Courses Levels: 
Level 2

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