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Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery (Evening)



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Weekly hours:

3 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

You will learn essential knowledge and skills such as: using hand and power tools, understanding wood-based material and products and setting and marking wood joints. You will also progress on to more complex woodwork joinery frames and site carpentry tasks.

This course will give you the confidence and experience to undertake challenging tasks in bench joinery and site carpentry and progress you on to our Level 2 Study Programme.

This Study Programme consists of 5 units with assessments:

• Health, safety in construction trades

• Working and communicating effectively in construction trades

• Construct woodworking joints

• Fit architrave and skirting

• Fit ironmongery to an internal door


What qualifications do I need?

No formal qualifications.


Throughout this course there are continued practical and knowledge assessments, some of which are timed assessments.

Fees & Costs

You must provide your own safety footwear, stationary, tape measure, course textbook (£30) and suitable clothing for the environment you work in.

Course fee: £165
Exam fee: £30

All prices quoted are given as a guide, and may be subject to change. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such a travel, equipment and childcare. The fees for this course are payable by all learners aged 19 plus. The College policy regarding remission of fees does not apply to this course.

For confirmation of all course fees quoted please contact Support Services:

Folkestone Campus: 01303 858 300 (or e-mail


On successful completion you could progress on to one of our Level 2 programmes

Courses Levels: 
Level 1

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