This course has been developed to further enhance your knowledge and skills in carpentry and joinery, equipping you for an apprenticeship or other employment. In addition to the underpinning theory, you will take part in a variety of practical tasks including hanging doors, fitting frames, stairs, hand skills, roof and floor construction, windows, and casings and claddings.
Topics covered can include:
The study programme consists of a carpentry and joinery diploma, Maths and English, work experience and essential digital skills.
You will need:
All applicants must have an assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You will also need stationary, overalls and safety boots.
You will be assessed on your completed practical tasks, against industry standards. Written assessment will include multiple choice questions, paper-based exams and written assignments.
If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.
Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.
This can lead to further study at Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery or an apprenticeship if employment is gained. Construction workers can work in the UK or abroad, in a range of industries, or even set up their own business. Experienced Carpenters and Joiners can expect to earn up to £42k a year.
Opportunities also exist of learners moving into the new developing area of sustainability such as working on prefabricated units.
Andreas is a qualified Carpenter who has been woodworking for many years working in residential properties and building up a great client base. Andreas has overseen a wide range of carpentry tasks, from complete refurbishments to bespoke joinery projects tailored to the client’s needs which have been produced to a high standard.
After many years in the industry, Andreas decided to change my profession and transfer my skills to others by supporting learners and becoming a qualified teacher. Andreas takes pride in delivering lessons and has built mutual respect with students through his teaching methods, experience, and knowledge.
The teachers listed may change, these shown are an example of the teachers who teach on these programmes.