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Carpentry & Joinery Diploma - Level 1 at Sheppey College Not

Course description

This course is perfect for those looking to start in the sitecarpenter or bench joiner trades. You will learn how to handleand store materials, use specialist tools, and basic woodjoining techniques.

Course content

Handling and storing resources, contributingto work relationships, contributing to providingworking platforms, preparing and using portablepower tools, preparing and using woodworkinghand tools, using basic wood joining techniquesand functional skills.

Entry requirements

Entry is subject to interview, anassignment and taking part in ataster day.


Criteria-based course with six units, knowledgetest after each unit and a fi nal multiple choicetest. Practical skills are assessed through 11projects plus one 18 hour timed task.

Financial information

You will be required to wear overalls and strongfootwear.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto the Level2 course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 18 October 2016
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      Canterbury College Sheppey Campus is located within easy walking distance from the train and bus stations. It can be found opposite Tesco and McDonalds. The salon entrance is opposite The Foyer.

      Travelling by Train

      Travel by train to Sheerness on Sea from the Sittingbourne main line station. For more information using the train services, visit the South Eastern website. The train station is a 2 minute walk away from the College.

      Travelling by Bus

      The College is beside the Tesco bus stop. For information regarding bus times and routes visit

      Travelling by Car

      At Sheerness Docks roundabout, bear right and follow road over bridge, College in front of you. At next roundabout, keep in left-hand lane (Superstore) and at mini roundabout, bear right (bus stop on your left, McDonalds facing you). Turn right, College entrance and parking on your right, in front of public car park) For Sat Nav, please input ME12 1HL.