Construction and the Built Environment

Level 1 Diploma Carpentry and Joinery
Course Title
Level 1 Diploma Carpentry and Joinery
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
A minimum of Entry 3 or some GCSE Passes at grade E plus the ability achieve Level 1 in English/Maths. Also a positive interview is needed.
Leads on to
This level 1 qualification will give you an introduction to Carpentry & Joinery. This means you will learn the hand skills and knowledge required for you to progress onto the level 2 in Carpentry & Joinery. This qualification will enable you progress in Carpentry & Joinery and on completion of this qualification, progress onto one of the following qualifications: - Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery - Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry - Level 2 Diploma in Shopfitting Bench Joinery - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations You will be trained in the use of the latest equipment used in industry; there are four different progression routes from this programme, good opportunities for 20 hrs work experience, opportunity to transfer into an apprenticeship.
Number of Weeks
The majority of our part-time courses are funded, this means that you may be eligible to study for free. To find out more about available funding and financial support then please call 01582 569569
This is a Study Programme which is a 36-week course, aimed at learners who are able to commit to a more substantial qualification and wish to use this to prepare for, and progress to, the next level of learning ultimately leading to entering a job role in this area If you undertake this Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery you will cover knowledge in three core subject areas: - Health, safety and welfare - Technical information, quantities and communication - Knowledge of construction technology You will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in: - Producing woodworking joints - Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools - Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools These units are split into knowledge & practical delivery. Practical workshops are designed to give you simulated activities developing hand skills and these are assessed as you progress through your qualification. Your Knowledge is assessed on completion of individual units by way of on line assessment.