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Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 Diploma at Harlow College

Course description

This is a practical carpentry course where we embed as much of the knowledge as possible into the hands-on tasks. This minimises the amount of time spent in the classroom. We use a range of delivery methods, mainly practical, with a large proportion of E-Learning through IPads and other technologies.

Course content

Core modules

Five Compulsory Units:

  • 201 – Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • 101 – Principles of building in construction
  • 113 – Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools
  • 114 – Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • 115 – Produce woodworking joints

Entry requirements

Ideally a minimum grade E or better in Maths and English. If minimum grade is not met an extended interview may be required.


  • Practical phase tests
  • Multiple choice exams

Financial information

You will be required to purchase a set of safety boots and basic stationery. All other tools and resources are provided.

Future opportunities

  • Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery
  • Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 in other trades

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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