Fitted Interiors Level 2

Course Information

  • Course Code: TCC211-Y2
  • Duration: 2 academic years
  • Validated by: CITB
  • Study mode: Full Time
Overview

This Level 2 Fitted Interiors course is aimed at those who would like to be able to fit kitchens and cloakrooms and covers areas of work from building methods and construction, installing fitted kitchens, basic plumbing and preparing and fitting cloakrooms.

What will I study?

The course comprises a number of units including:

  • Developing site carpentry skills
  • Developing bench joinery skills
  • Developing cabinet making skills
  • Developing pipework skills
  • Developing tiling skills
Entry Requirements

2 GCSEs at Grade D/3 in Maths and English Language or completion of a Level 1 course.

How will I be assessed?

Each unit studied will be assessed by practical performance observations. There are no exams.

What can I do next?

After successful completion of the course learners can progress into employment in the industry, or on to further study in a related Construction subject area.

Your Study Programme

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Career Options

Kitchen And Bathroom Fitter

  • £
    17,000
    + starting salary
  • 37-40 hours per week

Kitchen and bathroom fitters install kitchens and bathroom suites in homes and businesses. If you like the satisfaction of doing practical work and helping to improve homes and businesses, this job could be ideal for you.

To be a kitchen and bathroom fitter, you should have good problem solving skills. You’ll need good customer care skills too. You’ll also need to be able to work to tight deadlines.

Many kitchen and bathroom fitters will have qualifications in other trades such as joinery, plumbing or electrical installation. Employers may take you on if you have experience in a related area, such as cabinet making, plastering or tiling. Apprenticeships may also be available.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Shopfitter

  • £
    13,500
    + starting salary
  • 40 hours per week

If you want a varied job, working as part of a team, and one that makes good use of your practical skills, this may be the career for you.

In this job, you would follow design plans to install fixtures and fittings in everything from offices and restaurants to shops and bars.

As well as practical skills, you would need a good head for numbers for working out measurements, quantities and costs for estimates. You will also need to be able to work to tight deadlines.

You would normally have a background in a construction trade, such as joinery or electrical work. You may be able to get into this career through an Apprenticeship scheme.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Carpenter Or Joiner

  • £
    18,000
    + starting salary
  • 39-45 hours per week

Carpenters and joiners make and install wooden fixtures and fittings. They can work in many areas, for instance on construction sites, fitting out shops and bars, and building sets for film and TV.

If you enjoy working with wood and want to put your practical skills to good use, this could be an ideal career for you.

You'll need an eye for detail, good maths skills for working out measurements and the ability to follow technical plans.

Employers usually want people with some construction experience and relevant qualifications. You could start as a joiner's mate or labourer to get some site experience then take further training to qualify. Another common way into this career is through an Apprenticeship scheme.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Tiler

  • £
    17,000
    + starting salary
  • 35-45 hours per week

As a tiler you would cover walls or floors with tiles, on jobs ranging from tiling a kitchen or bathroom, to fitting out a shop, hotel or restaurant. Some tilers also carry out specialist work, for instance on swimming pools and mosaic walls found in landscape gardening. If you've got good practical skills and can follow designs, this job could suit you well.

To be good at this job you will also need to be able to work accurately. You will need number skills to calculate costs and quantities of materials.

To get into this job you could start out as a labourer before being trained up by an employer. There are also construction courses you can do that could help you develop some of the skills you would need. You may be able to get into this job through an Apprenticeship scheme.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Facilities

If you study construction or engineering you will be based in the construction centre or the brand new £7 million Futures Centre. Our facilities are some of the best in the area. With environmental technology workshops, mechanical workshop, electrical laboratories, a mock bungalow, CAD facilities and a real life plant room, you will be able to practice your skills in a real life working environment.

Enrichment & Employability

 Whether you want to become a builder, plumber, site manager or civil engineer, our courses will prepare you for the next steps. Alongside your course you will regularly visit construction sites to gain a better understanding of what it will be like once you become qualified to work.

Many students seek part time or voluntary work with architects, surveyors and building companies to gain some real life experience alongside their studies and enhance their CV.