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Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 1 at Sunderland College

Course description

This course is ideal for anyone interested in Construction and especially Carpentry and Joinery. It’s designed to prepare you for entry in to the industry of your chosen craft.

Course content

You will learn all of the basic joints used in carpentry and joinery along with how to use the wide range of joinery tools, you will also learn about traditional and new construction methods with a section specifically linked to working on site.

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements for the diploma but an interest in the construction industry would be essential.


Throughout the length of the course you will learn about the carpentry and joinery industry through practical workshop sessions in our life like construction workshop and classroom theory sessions.

Future opportunities

After successfully completing this course you can advance onto the Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery or go on to an apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 February 2016
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