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Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Foundation Diploma Level 1 at Fareham College

Course description

This is a course for students looking to improve their skills in carpentry and joinery with the aim of finding employment in this area of the construction industry.

You will develop your skills by undertaking a range of practical workshop activities, and gain an understanding of supporting theoretical knowledge.

All students will be expected to also complete qualifications in English and Maths and be given the opportunity to gain specific employability skills.

Course content

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication

  • Maintaining and using carpentry and joinery hand tools

  • Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools

  • Producing woodworking joints

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction


Entry requirements

  • Positive attitude and commitment to complete the qualification.
  • Suitability to the course will also be considered during an interview with a member of the Construction or Student Services Team, which will involve an aptitude and skills assessment.

Financial information

Student will be expected to provide their own overalls and safety footwear. All other resources & equipment will be provided. We will be able to discuss course requirements at your application interview.

Future opportunities

  • You can progress to Level 2 Site Carpentry Diploma, an Apprenticeship or employment.
  • You could find employment as a carpenter on construction sites, domestic, commercial, extensions and conversions; installation carpenter for conservatories, offices and other buildings.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 March 2016

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