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Carpentry & Joinery Diploma Level 1 at Canterbury College Not

Course description

If you would like to follow a career path in site carpentry or bench joinery and do not have an apprenticeship, this course will provide you a qualification and skills that will improve your employment prospects within the industry.

Course content

Students will learn about health and safety in construction, basic woodworking tool skills, setting out, manufacturing of basic joinery items, the theory behind carpentry and joinery, and functional skills.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.


Students will be observed doing practical tests, create a portfolio of work and complete online tests.

Future opportunities

You may progress on to the Level 2 Construction Diploma in Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery courses.

Further information

You will be required to have steel toe capped safety work boots and a basic stationary kit for writing, drawing and classroom activities. A carpentry textbook will be required.


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: 17 April 2018
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    • Sheppey Campus has been open since 1996. We offer a variety of courses in a modern and friendly learning environment and enjoy excellent rates of success.

      We offer a wide range of courses in various subject areas which have been developed to meet the needs of the whole community, from school-leavers to adults.

      The Centre is ideally situated close to the bus and railway stations in Sheerness and there is plenty of car parking for students nearby. The classrooms have been designed for flexibility and all are wired for computers and the latest educational technology. All parts of the College are wheelchair accessible.