Carpentry

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focussed on future careers or further education opportunities

If you are hands-on and enjoy practical challenges, a job in the building services industry could be for you.

Students have access to industry-standard equipment and facilities within our workshops and are taught by staff that have worked within the industry, applying their experience and knowledge to student learning.

Extensive links with employers and industry leaders throughout East Kent enables students to gain work experience and build a network with future employers.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Carpenters and joiners

Annual pay
£29,640

The workforce is projected to expand by 3% over the period to 2024, adding 7,973 jobs. In the same period, 26% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 71,657 job openings.

Role description

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fittings used in internal and external frameworks and cut, shape, fit and assemble wood to make templates, jigs, scale models and scenic equipment for theatres.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ

Telephone:
01227 811111