Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery

This programme is the first step to gaining a qualification in the Construction Industry, specifically in the role of Carpenter or Joiner

The course covers the following units:

The course covers the following units:

Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries

Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others

Knowledge of construction technology

Produce woodworking joints

Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools

Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

You will work with the latest industry tooling as used by Carpentry & Joinery specialists including Festool, Hitachi, Maple, Stanley & Felder.

On your course you will experience Industry talks, Industry visits and compete in various Skills Competitions

You will be encouraged to complete a C.V. and apply for Tameside College Apprenticeships within your chosen specialism and gain valuable work skills from work-experience placements.
Learners must have;

4 GCSE’s grade D – G 0r 1 -3 (Must include English and maths)

Successful interview with a Carpenter or Joinery tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry
CSkills Awards Diploma Level 2 Bricklaying

NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Construction Operations - General Construction (Apprenticeship)


Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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