Accessibility links

Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 at Craven College

Course description

Gain a valuable introduction to carpentry and joinery. Perfect if you love working in a practical environment and learning new skills.

Our new purpose built, industry standard Ribblehead Construction Building on our Aireville campus, Skipton gives our students a fantastic platform to learn the basic knowledge and skills that are essential for entering the carpentry and joinery sector.
Joinery students can choose between bench and site joinery, making use of a well-equipped workshop, machine shop with storage and extraction and project areas. 
Our tutors are specialist craftspeople and have many years’ experience in the construction industry in both large and small businesses with specialisms in heritage and conservation work. You will have the opportunity to enter the prestigious CITB Skill Build competition. All tools, equipment and materials are provided.

Course content

  • Building methods & construction technology
  • Door casing
  • Door frames & simple doors
  • Health & safety
  • How to use hand & power tools safety
  • Set out & make a variety of joinery items

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs 9-1 (A*-G) including English & maths


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

For information about Financial Support that Craven College can offer visit:

Future opportunities


Your choices may include:

  • Carpentry & Joinery (Site Joinery) Level 2
  • Carpentry & Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 2
  • Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship
  • Property Maintenance Apprenticeship

Your choices may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Joiner

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 August 2018
Provider logo

Key information

Contact details