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What's Involved

This is a one-year full time course and it is designed for students with little or no previous experience or knowledge about carpentry or joinery - although in some cases you may have already completed a City & Guilds multi-trade course.

The aim of the course is to develop the basic employment skills, practical skills and knowledge required in order to become a competent and employable carpenter.

You can expect to study units including:

  • Principles of building (examination)
  • Health and Safety Information (examination)
  • Maintain and Use Hand Tools
  • Maintain and Use Portable Power tools
  • Produce woodwork joints

If you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 or above in English, you will study an additional English course. If you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths, you will study an additional Maths course.

There are two online examinations that must be completed by students with practical assessments completed within a portfolio. 

Entry Requirements

GCSE maths and English grade 3/D-2/E, a successful interview and Skillsbuilder assessment.

Where will it take me?

On successful completion of the Level 1 course you will progress onto either the Level 2 Site Carpentry or Level 2 Bench Joinery course. Alternatively you may wish to undertake an Apprenticeship programme.

Course Assessment Method

All online examination based units are externally assessed whilst practical units are internally assessed. You will build up a portfolio of evidence which will be internally assessed and verified by the centre and then externally verified by City & Guilds.


Where and When

Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801

Notes

  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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