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Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery

Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery



Carpentry Level 1


You will learn the basic woodworking techniques, skills and terminology used by a Carpenter. This introduction will give you the confidence to take your first steps into a career in Joinery.


  • Using Hand and Power Tools
  • Constructing Basic Joints
  • Health and Safety
  • Contributing to the Workplace

Entry Requirements

GCSE grades of 3 or above in English and maths or equivalent.


Stationery equipment and Personal Protective Equipment to include a high-vis vest, safety boots/shoes and recommended textbooks.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 1

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSEs. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form, we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There may be free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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Successful completion of the course will lead to the Diploma Level 2 Carpentry. If working in industry and meeting set criteria, NVQ Level 2 carpentry.

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