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Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

This course helps you to prepare to work safely and with confidence in the construction industry with a focus on carpentry and joinery constructions skills. You will work to recognised industrial standards and will gain the underpinning knowledge to prepare you for a career in the industry. 

Course content

-Safe working practices in construction 
-Information, quantities and communicating with others 
-Building methods and construction technology 
-Preparation and use of portable power tools 
-Maintenance and use of woodworking hand tools 
-Using basic wood joining techniques

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements, however a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy, a suitable level of general education, and an appropriate reference will be required.


All units will be internally assessed and externally moderated.

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Future opportunities

Could allow you to progress onto a range of full-time courses including the Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery or the Level 2 Diploma in Construction.

Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship in Carpentry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college