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Carpentry & Joinery Cskills Level 1 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This course is designed as a training programme and is suitable for those preparing for work in the construction industry as a carpenter or joiner.

Course content

The course involves both practical training and theoretical activities and covers the following core units:

  • Basic wood working joints
  • Building methods & construction technology
  • Information, quantities & communication
  • Maintain & use hand tools
  • Prepare & use portable power tools
  • Safe working practices

The programme also includes: Enrichment and Functional Skills

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you will have to attend an interview.


Synoptic practical tasks, a series of knowledge questions for each unit and a multi - choice online end test.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this programme will allow you to progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry, or to seek a Carpentry or Joinery Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grantham College directly.

Last updated date: 28 November 2016
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