Carpentry & Joinery

On this Level 1 Carpentry Course, learners will be taught by trade experienced, professional tutors in a well equipped, modern workshop at our Gravesend Campus.

The course is a mixture of practical and theory. Students will learn how to work safely in construction, relay information, calculate quantities and communicate with others, building methods and construction technology. They will learn how to make basic woodworking joints, how to maintain and use hand tools and portable power tools.

Our Study Programme includes opportunities for you to develop your English and Maths skills as required. You may be expected to complete either functional skills or GCSE qualifications as part of your course depending on your GCSE results.

What qualification will I gain?

CITB Construction Skills Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery (Construction) -

Entry requirements?

Minimum GCSE grade 3 in Mathematics and English supported by two at grade 2, one in a science

What progression options will I have?

Employment in trade, fulltime level 2 course in either Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery, or an apprenticeship attending college 1 day a week.

What costs are involved?

Tuition Fees:
16-18 - free
19+ - £1650

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £105

Other Costs (payable by all students): £25 Material fee contribution

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio, unit end tests, online exam and synoptic practical test