Carpentry & Joinery

Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma
Level 1

About the course

This course will prepare you to work safely and with confidence in construction with a focus on carpentry and joinery skills. You will develop the basic rudimentary skills, knowledge and hand skills required to become a good carpenter.

What you will learn
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools 
  • Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • Produce woodworking joints
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

Our construction workshops provide a fantastic learning environment with industry standard equipment.

Entry requirements
  • GCSEs grade D/3 or below (including English and maths) or
  • Level 1 in English and maths

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

What next?
  • Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry
  • Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery