of our students have progressed to a positive destination.
Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.
of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.
Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018
Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.
|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|20/09/2020||27 Weeks||2||City Campus||Full-time Vocational|
What’s it all about?
This course is for anyone who wishes to build on the skills they have gained at level 1. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on what you can do as an individual.
This course is for anyone who wishes to build on the skills they have gained at level 1. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on what you can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.
Level 1 Diploma Carpentry and Joinery
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|16-18||FREE||There is a fee of £20.00 to cover the cost of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use during practical sessions. The course may also involve you in personal financial expenditure as follows: Purchase stationery Purchase of consumable materials|
|19+||please enquire||There is a fee of £20.00 to cover the cost of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use during practical sessions. The course may also involve you in personal financial expenditure as follows: Purchase stationery Purchase of consumable materials|
You will learn through a variety of methods including: classroom teaching / craft workshop activities / library and learning resource centre work / information technology activities / tutorials / directed work with other students/ directed study in the le
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
We work with the following employers to help you gain real work skills: Gentoo, South Tyneside Homes, Sunderland Council and small specialist construction and building companies
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
Your Curriculum Team
Upon completion of the level 2 course you could progress onto the level 3 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery or you could apply for an apprenticeship.
Why college is different to school
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
Why choose Sunderland College?
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study.
(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
Public Services students ‘meet the Marines’
Sunderland College students were recently given the chance to spend time with Britain's elite amphibian fighting force, the Royal Marines Commandos.
Developing health care professionals of the future
Education Partnership North East continues to lead the way in producing the next generation of frontline health care professionals.
Students organise sponsored beach clean for charity
Sunderland College media students recently organised a charity beach clean up to raise vital funds to support those affected by muscular dystrophy.