Workplace National Vocational Qualifications 23+

The Building Crafts College offers on-site based assessment for a range of NVQs including Craft, Heritage and Supervisor at a series of levels. Completion of these qualifications requires unit based site evidence portfolios and on-site assessment by College assessors.

Craft Evening Classes: Wood Carving 18+

Students progress at their own pace in this flexible evening class. Workshops are on basic carving techniques including lettering, incising, relief and sculptural pieces.

Specialist Apprenticeship in Heritage Crafts 16+

This is a one year part time only programme which gives experienced stonemasons and carpenters the opportunity to complete an apprentice type programme in heritage and conservation crafts.

Craft Evening Classes: Introduction to Woodworking 18+

Students progress at their own pace in this flexible evening class. Workshops are on woodworking – basic joints and assembly techniques for timber components.

Fine Woodwork – Furniture Making 19+

A 2 year, full-time, workshop and study based programme. C&G Fine Woodworking Diploma, CITB Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery, C&G Level 2 Diploma in Wood Machining…

Wood Machining Diploma L3 19+

Workshop and study based course, Development of specialist skills for the use of industrial type wood cutting machines, Health and Safety, Use of a range of wood cutting machines…

Wood Machining Apprenticeship L2 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of specialist skills for the use of industrial type wood cutting machines, Use of a range of wood cutting machines, Handling and storage of equipment…

Wood Machining Apprenticeship L3 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of specialist skills for the use of industrial type wood cutting machines, Use of a range of wood cutting machines, Handling and storage of equipment…

Wood Machining Diploma L2 19+

Workshop and study based course, Development of specialist skills for the use of industrial type wood cutting machines, Health and Safety, Use of a range of wood cutting machines…

Site Carpentry Apprenticeship L2 and L3 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard carpentry skills, Building construction – basic, Site first fixing (joists, stud walls, etc.)…

Bench Joinery Apprenticeship L2 and L3 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard/advanced joinery skills, Use of woodcutting machines, Use of portable power tools…

Bench Joinery Diploma L3 19+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard/advanced joinery skills, Use of woodcutting machines, Use of portable power tools…

Bench Joinery Diploma L2 19+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard joinery skills, Building construction – basic, Use of woodcutting machines…

Carpentry & Joinery Diploma L1 16-18

Workshop and study based course, Safe working, Building construction – basic, Woodworking joints…

Bench Joinery Diploma L2 16-18

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard joinery skills, Building construction – basic, Use of woodcutting machines…