Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai
Would you like to start a career as a carpenter/joiner?
This programme introduces you to the fundamental skills of site carpentry, including the use of hand tools, power tools and access equipment. It also includes core units which introduce you to construction work.
The programme is suitable for a variety of people looking to work in wood occupations. This includes students progressing from school and professionals from other sectors looking for a change of career. You will gain the practical knowledge you need to proceed onto Level 2 or into the industry.
This programme is delivered through a blend of the following:
- Group work
- Classroom-based learning
- Tutorial support
- Educational visits
- MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
- Practical sessions in a realistic working environment (RWE)
- 'Pathway to Construction' course
- Sound knowledge of basic mathematics
- Good standard of written and oral communication
- GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C are desirable
- An interview is required and you will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions
All places are subject to satisfactory interview.
This programme is assessed through a blend of the following:
- Practical and written assessments/assignments
- Presentations and demonstrations
- Portfolios of work
- Performance and observation
- Demonstration of practical skills
- Online examination
Most students will progress onto Carpentry and Joinery Level 2. This will allow you to develop your skills further and take another step towards your new career.
If you progress directly into employment, you will have the basic training to work as a trainee.
You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:
Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 available at
- Carpenter & Joiner
- Civil & Structural Engineer
- Environmental Consultant
- Gas Installation & Maintenance Engineer
- Painter & Decorator
- Town & Country Planner
Programme code: 0502C01B
This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.