This course leads to a Vocational Qualification Diploma (VQD) in Carpentry.

General Objectives
The objective of the vocational training course is to enable FSLC+2 level job seekers to have a qualification and be integrated into carpentry trades. This entails enabling them to acquire necessary skills in the use of technical equipment and material resources.

Training Objectives
The aims of the Carpentry programme are defined from the general objectives of the vocational training taking into consideration the working situation. The goal of the training is to equip the students with practical skills in the Carpentry trades, taking into consideration the labour market situation and demand.

1. Providing the person with skills to perform efficiently the Carpentry trade.
a- Enable the student to perform adequately, tasks and activities inherent in Carpentry, using skills acceptable at labour market entry level.
b- Enable him to steadily progress in the working environment by encouraging him to develop;
  • The acquisition of knowledge, professional abilities and attitudes to make judicious choices while performing tasks;
  • The desire to effectively communicate with potential line managers, colleagues and customers;
  • Permanent concern for health and safety at work.
  • ¬†Thoroughness and accuracy in performing various Carpentry tasks.
  • Strengthening communication habits and best contacts with customers.

2. Ensuring the professional integration of the person.

  • Enable the student to be acquainted with market behaviour, and particularly, the context of carpentry practice.
  • Make the student aware of his individual rights, responsibilities as a worker and his obligations with regard to the profession.

3. Encouraging the evolution and expansion of professional knowledge

  • Encourage autonomy, a sense of responsibility and enthusiasm for success;
  • ¬†Promote excellence;
  • Encourage self-assessment;
  • Encourage understanding of the underlying trend in Carpentry;
  • Encourage the acquisition of working methods, a sense of discipline and confidentiality.

4. Encouraging Professional Mobility

  • Adopt good attitudes towards technological and regulatory changes and new occupational situations;
  • Increase learning, information acquisition and documentation capacities;
  • Master dynamic job-hunting methods.
Required Skills
Carpentry requires both general and special skills. The latter, from an analysis of the labour situation (ALS), are divided into associated skills, the appropriation of which enables the acquisition of special and general skills. The list of general skills presented below is followed by a table showing special and associated skills.

General Skills

  • Observe good professional ethics and be respectful to colleagues, partners and potential visitors;
  • Master oral (eloquence) and written (writing freedom) communication in the first language;
  • Manage priorities;
  • Work in teams;
  • Demonstrate self-independence and efficiency;
  • Take initiatives;
    Have knowledge of the second language related to the professional domain;
  • Be sensitized on HIV-AIDS;
  • Be integrated into professional life.