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Level 1 Diploma Carpentry and Joinery at Bournville College

Course description

This course is an ideal first step towards a career in carpentry and joinery. You will learn and practise a range of skills in wood occupations, whilst also developing skills which will prepare you for entering employment in a construction or a furniture related craft.

Our construction centre is the perfect place for you to develop your skills and knowledge of the carpentry and joinery professions. Fully equipped workshops with industry standard equipment, combined with tutors who have a wealth of industry experience, will help you get to grips with this fast-paced industry.

Course content

Basic woodworking joints
Maintenance of tools
Use of tools
Health and safety
Construction technology

Entry requirements

You'll need literacy and numeracy at entry level 3 or above and you will be initially assessed using our online assessment at interview.


Assessment will be carried out through paper based, on-line tests and practical skill based assessments.

Future opportunities

You could progress on to a level 2 course in wood occupations or find entry level employment.

Further information

If you are interested in studying this course please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300

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: 08 August 2016
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