Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18


Carpentry & Joinery

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 993.00
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Course Code


Course Overview

This stepping stone into the carpentry and joinery industry gives you the basic hand and craft skills you will need to progress in your career. Understanding the principles of construction, health and safety, types of building construction and industry operation will help you improve communication with other trades. Learning about measurements, deadlines, standards and working conditions through role play and practice will help you become part of the community.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 2 or above (including maths and Englihs Language).

What you will Learn

You will be introduced to the essential technical knowledge and practical skills to carry out basic carpentry and joinery tasks required to enter the construction industry.


Your assessments are carried out in the workshop. This includes continuous practical assessments, knowledge based assessments for each unit and all the units have a multiple choice end test exam.


Successful completion of this qualification allows you to progress into employment or on to the following qualifications: Level 2 Site Carpentry or Level 2 Bench Joinery.

Career Options

Joiner, carpenter, other opportunities within the construction sector

Mandatory Units

Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand and power tools
Produce woodworking joints
Health, Safety & Welfare in construction

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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