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Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code 2892/030
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


This course is a mixture of theory and practical learning. You will learn how to use carpentry hand tools and how to produce basic woodworking joints such as mortise and tenon joints. You will later progress to using a range of portable power tools. The course also includes classroom-based learning, where you will develop your understanding of the technical knowledge which underpins your practical work. Most students, who do not already have level 2 qualifications in maths and English will also study maths and English as a compulsory part of their programme.

How will it be delivered?

By a series of practical tasks in the workshop and on-line and written end of unit tests.

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE English Language and Maths grade E/2, or equivalent Functional Skill.

Your next steps...

On successful completion of the course at Level 1, and with good progress on English and Maths, you will be able to progress to Level 2 the following year in Carpentry or Bench Joinery. Alternatively, you may obtain suitable employment in the construction industry and continue your studies as an apprentice.


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