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Carpentry & Joinery Diploma Level 1

  • Location: Sheerness
  • Suitable Towns: Ashford, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Dartford, Deal, Dover, Faversham, Folkestone, Gravesend, Maidstone, Margate, Medway, Ramsgate, Romney Marsh, Sandwich, Sevenoaks, Sheerness, Sittingbourne, Swanley, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Whitstable
  • Dates: Continuous
  • Duration: 6 Months - 1 Year
  • Qualification Level: Level 1
  • Vocational Area: Construction
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  • Progression Routes: carpentry, joinery, construction
  • Suitable for EHCP: Yes - Sheppey College offers a range of support services to our learners to ensure they receive the best experience possible while at College
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Course Details

This course is perfect for those looking to start in the site carpenter or bench joiner trades. You will learn how to handle and store materials, use specialist tools, and basic wood joining techniques.

You will learn handling and storing resources, contributing to work relationships, contributing to providing working platforms, preparing and using portable power tools, preparing and using woodworking hand tools, using basic wood joining techniques and functional skills.

This is a criteria-based course with six units, knowledge test after each unit and a final multiple choice test. Practical skills are assessed through 11 projects plus one 18 hour timed task.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this course, learners can progress onto a Level 2 Site Carpentry course of Level 2 apprenticeship.