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Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

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Level 1


Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Learners will benefit from tutors with industry experience, state of the art facilities and resources and real work experiences.


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You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology. You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development.

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Course Content

You will the basic practical and knowledge skills necessary to gain employment and progress on to Level 2. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules covering: Health and Safety in the workplace, use of a wide range of tools and equipment, measuring, marking out and manufacture of a range of basic joints used in the construction of a variety of projects such as stairs, windows, doors and other furniture.

Assessment Method

Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge and competence based assessments within College.

Progression Opportunities

This level 1 qualification will give you an introduction to the hand skills and knowledge required for you to progress onto the Level 2 NVQ Diploma or into work.

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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, learners must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification.

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