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Level 1 Diploma in Construction Skills (Joinery) at ProCo NW Ltd

Course description

This qualification is suited to learners who have no construction experience in the construction industry and would like to develop their joinery skills.

Course content

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out carpentry maintenance
  • Set u and operate a circular saw


  • Practical assessments
  • Assignments

Financial information

To support progression and development each learner can apply for a bursary which is means tested and dependent on attendance.

Future opportunities

After comleting this course, learners may wish to progress onto a Level 2 Wood Occupations Apprenticeship.

Further information

A qualified joiner can earn between £24,000- £31,000 a year.


To become a joiner you will need:

  • good practical skills
  • an organised approach to work
  • an eye for details
  • the ability to follow technical drawings and plans
  • good maths skills for measuring and working out quantities and angles

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: 11 December 2017
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    • Wigan Skills Centre

      Our Wigan Skills Centre is located a few minutes walk from Wigan town centre. With excellent transport links the learning centre, on Prescott Street, is easily accessible.

      House in the learning centre is motor vehicle garage, fully-equied with a range of cars, machinery and tools.

      ProCo's brickwork, plastering, plumbing and joinery workshops are also located at the centre.