Certificate in Construction - Joinery and Carpentry (Level 1)

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2021
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This qualification provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and covers essential practical hand tool skills and industry knowledge on legislation and health and safety. This course gives students the chance to explore the opportunities within the construction trades. This is a predominately practical based course with an essential element of theory-based sessions.

What will I learn

The course will cover mandatory units on health and safety and the introduction to the construction industry. It will then focus on joinery/carpentry skills and techniques with opportunities throughout the year to visit other college sites for taster sessions in other construction trades. Students will also take part in construction projects and enrichment activities.

How will I learn

The course consists of both practical and theory sessions. Students will engage in a wide range of activities including the use of technology, construction materials and tools.

What's next

Progression onto a specific construction trade or apprenticeship.

Excellent variety of enrichment and enterprise projects. A group of learners from this course won 'Most Sustainable Project' at the local Enterprise Awards!
Excellent pass rates and progression onto the next level.
Bespoke variety of construction subjects covered.
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