Last updated on March 16th, 2019 at 05:30 pm
Carpentry is a popular word, but joinery might sound strange to someone who doesn’t have the basic technical education.
In this post we’ll tell you what you’ll be trained in and what you would be doing as NPower Build carpentry and joinery beneficiary.
Carpentry and Joinery is one of components of N-Power Build, a non-graduate programme.
Other components include:
- NBuild Agric Tech
- Electrical Installation
- Masonry and Tiling
- Plumbing and Pipefitting
Introduction: NBuild Carpentry & Joinery
Under this programme, N-Power says successful:
“Beneficiaries would be trained on the primary work performed in the trade, which include cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete framework, etc.”
Let’s break everything down.
NBuild Carpentry and Joinery training duration
Training at N-Power certified training centres last for three months and apprenticeship for nine months making 12 months.
You will be put on 10,000 naira monthly stipend for a period of 12-month
Relationship between Carpentry and Joinery
Carpentry and Joinery “are used interchangeably, but there are some differences between both jobs, so they should not be used to replace each other.”–Jims Building Maintenance
“A joiner will be able to make you a beautiful piece of furniture or perform beautiful woodworking, but your carpenter is the one who is going to be able to put it in your home, make it fit, and make it look good.”
What is Carpentry?
“Carpentry is the process of creating or repairing wood items in your home.”
What a carpenter does?
1) A carpenter will typically install all types of shelving and cabinetry in the home.
2) He or she will also repair the wood in the window frames,
3) replace fascia and soffit,
4) fit the staircase in your home, and similar jobs.
What is Joinery?
“Joinery is the process of working with the joints of the home including the joint areas of windows, trusses, and the like.”
Can a carpenter perform function of a joinery man?
Yes it is possible, in most cases in Nigeria, carpenters perform functions of a Joinery person, even though they are meant to perform different function.
“It is not uncommon for a carpenter to be trained as a joiner and vice versa. If you are hiring a construction company, they will usually provide both a carpenter and a joiner for your project.” JBM says.
What does FG aims to achieve with this Carpentry and Joinery?
In first tiers countries like Canada, UK, America, Australia carpentery is a lucrative job and carpenters are proud workers because they have the right equipment to assist them in their work.
With this the federal government aims to train beneficiaries in the use of sophisticated implements in the act of Carpentry and Joinery and set them on a path of self-reliance.
More details coming soon as InfomediaNG goes deeper to break everything down for you to know which will be appropriate for you to apply in.
What are the job opportunities for N-Power Carpentry and Joinery-trained beneficiary?
Some of the available jobs for you include the following:
1) building staircases,
2) making window frames,
3) creating doorways, and
4) building furniture for the home.
Check our NPower Build Application Guide (Carpentry and Joinery) if you would be applying for this programme.
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