Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery
Mode of study:
Hours per week:
To be confirmed
Days of the week:
Mon - Fri
This carpentry and joinery course is for you if you want to learn the basic skills required in this specialist trade to enable you to seek a job in the industry. At this level, you do not need experience, just enthusiasm and commitment to learn and undertake a range of small projects.
What Will I Learn
This course will help to develop the skills employers in industry are looking for such as technical and practical skills, problem solving, numeracy, literacy, team working and communication.
- Using Hand and Power Tools
- Constructing Basic Joints
- Health and Safety
- Contributing to the Workplace
How Will I Be Assessed?
Progress and achievement is recorded throughout the year via practical assessments, theory assessments, external tests and a practical synoptic assignment.
You must have a minimum of 2 GCSEs and show a genuine interest in the Carpentry and Joinery industry. Entry is also subject to an interview, basic skills screening and an initial assessment.
A course contribution fee of £50.00 will apply, this contributes towards an external trade-related trip, course textbook and course administration. You will also be required to supply your own safety boots and overalls.
Upon successful completion, you may proceed onto the Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery or Site Carpentry.
You will be able to find employment in the Carpentry and Joinery Industry as, for example, a joiner or carpenter's mate.
Costs & Funding
Find out more about costs and pricing on the latest course prices table.