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Site Carpentry City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This course will enable learners to gain an insight into basic carpentry techniques and skills.

Course content

the study program is designed for candidates who work or want to work as a carpenter or joiner in the construction sector. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry or joinery.The course covers the following skills:Producing basic woodworking joints, and safely using various hand and power tools.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are ideally GCSE at Grade D or above and through initial diagnostic assessment. Learners will also have to attend an interview with a member of the construction team.


Assessment is via completion of coursework and portfolio and awarding body set examinations.

Financial information

Learners will have to provide their own stationery equipment and recomended books.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

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

Further information

Three full days per week.

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: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: H0007
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  • More information
    • Located in Harrowbrook Industrial Estate, this Campus is like stepping into a real life construction and logistics workplace.

      • Forklift Truck training and maintenance area
      • Live warehouse
      • Lift Truck driver training
      • Carpentry workshop
      • Brickwork area
      • Construction workshop, featuring work bays where you can get hands on experience in multi-skills including painting, decorating, tiling and plastering
      • Student Centre
      • Computer Suite
      • Refectory
      • Industry tools, donated by local employers

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Brickwork
      • Carpentry
      • Forklift Truck
      • Logistics
      • Multi-skills - covering paintering, decorating, plastering and tiling

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000