Joinery at Springvale

What is Joinery?

Joinery is a practical job that involves the creative skill of making things or joining things with wood.

A joiner is normally based in a workshop, but sometimes will be based on residential and commercial sites.

Common tasks involved in Joinery

Joinery is an extremely specialist skill, requiring a creative flair and having a precise eye for detail is key. Other skills that are extremely important to possess when considering a career in Joinery include;

  • Communication
  • Innovation
  • Organisation skills
  • Accuracy
  • Concentration

Normal tasks that joiners will complete everyday include:

  • Cutting and shaping timber
  • Formwork (Building founds of a building)
  • First Fixings in a building (assemble doors, door frames staircases, roof timbers)
  • Second Fixings in a building (installing door surrounds, kitchens, handles and locks)
  • Making and fitting of the interiors in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, offices
  • Building and constructing stage settings for theatre, film, TV productions

More on this course

Springvale offer a variety of courses for those with little or no experience in Joinery and also for those who have experience but need a more detailed qualification to achieve career progression.

Health and Safety is a key theme whilst studying Joinery at Springvale, with a mixture of workshop learning and classroom theory throughout the course.

Tutors will guide you through various units and modules including;

  • How to produce wood working joints
  • Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tolls
  • Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools

What are the career opportunities?

There are a number of different roles that a Joinery qualification can lead to:

  • Joiner
  • Carpenter
  • Chargehand
  • Foreman
  • Contracts manager

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