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Carpentry: Construction Technology

Course Description

This course provides students with a broad range of skills in carpentry and joinery. The course includes first and second fixing, temporary work including formwork, shuttering work and shoring, installing built-in furniture/ kitchens and constructing timber frame housing. 

All aspects of building construction, services and general building techniques incorporating all current building regulations are explored throughout the course.  Learn how to design a house, how to apply for planning permission, draw up plans and do up a bill of quantities for an Eco friendly family home and set out a work schedule. 

Students learn how to work as part of the build team, understanding roles and responsibilities with a large emphasis on Health and Safety.  

This course is a path to explore the different educational and employment areas in the construction sector. 

Construction technology - learning to obuild a roof

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