Creative Dimension Trust Workshops 14-18

This summer the Building Crafts College will be opening its doors to The Creative Dimension Trust with two workshops. The Creative Dimension runs fully-funded workshops for 14-18 year olds who love working with their hands and enjoy experimenting with different materials and structures. Studying with some of the UK’s leading specialists, students can choose from a range of courses including hand engraving, wall painting and gilding.

Summer Schools 16+

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by the individual in the workplace.  The course provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in the management of conservation projects to demonstrate their competence.

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.

Apprenticeship in Heritage Skills – Wood Occupations L3

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…

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…